In a recent article, I wrote about items you shouldn’t forget about when preparing for a trip. Well, this is the other side of the coin. Here are some items you could probably do with leaving at home. So without further ado, here's how not to overpack on your next trip! I. Excessive Clothing This is probably one of the easiest things to overpack. No matter how … [Read more...] about Learn How Not to Overpack: 5 Things to Ignore/Reduce/Repurpose
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This page is specially dedicated to beginners that are finding it hard to ready that pack and hit that trail. It should also be helpful even to more experienced nature enthusiasts, as our experienced travelers and adventurers share their wisdom and adventures with us.
Hiking and climbing can be exhilarating and memorable ways to spend your time.Did you know…The Appalachian Trail in VA, USA receives 2 million visitors each year?It’s true. People flock to popular trails and sites to experience the unique challenges throughout the year. Some even try to break records on their visits.via GIPHYFor instance:Mt Everest is the tallest mountain … [Read more...] about Life-Saving Gear for Climbing & Hiking the Most Popular Places in the World
If you are an outdoor enthusiast, then you know that having a fire is essential to surviving any outdoor excursion. Whether you are working with tools or working with nature, these tips will help you start a fire with or without the proper tools.via GIPHYWait for it:Before you sift through ways to start a fire, you need some basic supplies and to figure out how to set the wood … [Read more...] about 4 Genius Ways to Start a Fire from Scratch
Sooo, first things first: What is scrambling? Scrambling is when a hiker uses their hands to climb over rocks and boulders. While it takes climbing skills and can expose you to significant drops, it is done without ropes. While you don’t need much climbing experience to create a scrambling route, scrambling might be dangerous. That is why I have created this … [Read more...] about A Beginner’s Guide to Scrambling: What It Is & How to Do It
... and Be More Eco-Conscious I think it's safe to say we're all nature and outdoors lovers here. It's also probably safe to assume that we all spend time preparing for our next adventure in the wilderness, checking off gear and changing it with the latest and best. But how much time do we actually spend thinking about what we're leaving behind us in our adventures? I … [Read more...] about Top 10 Tips on How to Reduce Waste While in the Great Outdoors