I curse as my leg breaks through the snow crust and I sink to my thigh in snow. A branch below scrapes my leg from ankle to knee. I hadn't donned my snowshoes yet, and I probably wouldn't. The extra weight on my feet was a pain at the best of time, and the heavy spring snow would pile on top of them making them even heavier. Most steps did not break through the crust - just a … [Read more...] about Spring Hiking Isn’t So Bad: Just Do It! (Opinion Piece)
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When it comes to choosing the best hiking shoes for women, it is extremely important to choose a pair that is comfortable, fitting, and very much capable of protecting your feet against anything nature has in store for you. This list offers the best hiking shoes available on the market, selected based on their features and reviews. You will get a clear overview of each … [Read more...] about The 10 Best Hiking Shoes for Women | 2019
Space is a valuable commodity in a backpack and if you carelessly sling all your clothes into your bag, or if you are an avid over-packer, it can really take up a lot of room. Room that could’ve been used for other items such as toiletries or even an extra outfit. So how is it possible to pack everything into your bag? Well here are some of the best backpack accessories … [Read more...] about The 5 Best Backpack Accessories that Will Save You Space
Caro Mims, our colleague, created this lovely list of John Muir quotes that really speak to her. We'll all be voting in the poll, so why not do it too. While we're at it, what's your favorite John Muir saying, either from these quotes or in general? Suggested: The Best Backpacking Adventure I’ve Ever Had … [Read more...] about 15 Beautiful John Muir Quotes: Which One’s Your Favorite?
These days, it's easy to find an activity tracker. The hard part is finding one that is actually good. As there are a lot of activity trackers available, read on to make sure you get a quality activity tracker. You'll want one that is dependable, durable, and that offers all of the necessary features to get information about your daily activity and health. A good … [Read more...] about The 9 Best Activity Trackers to Use Today | 2019