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Backpacking Camp Shoes: The Smart Trekker’s Guide

By Casey Fiedler

If you’ve never spent a week in wet hiking boots, then you’re in for a surprise at some point in your trekking career. It’s unpleasant, cold, and leaves your feet swollen and sore. I can’t tell you how often I get jealous of other hikers with nice camp shoes. This secondary pair of lightweight shoes […]


How Trail Running Can Make You A Better Hiker

By Guest Contributor

Hiking and trekking are very interesting activities that everyone should try at some point of their lives. The fulfilling experience of a new adventure; escaping the monotony and venturing into the mountains and treks with a new perspective. One can simply never get enough of that feeling obtained when reaching the peak of a hiking […]


The Coolest Camping Gadgets of 2014

By Dustin Walker

BY KELLY DUNNING Outdoor gear has come a long way in the last decade or so. And although bringing a cool camping gadget into the wilderness certainly isn’t essential, it can make your trip a lot easier and more enjoyable. Assuming you don’t buy junk, of course. So I’ve compiled a short list of 6 […]


Why you should hike at night

By Dustin Walker

Everything’s different when you hike in the dark. Your ears perk up at every snapped twig or drop of rain; your eyes strain to focus on the smallest shed of distant light. It can be a hair-raising experience. And it can also be exhilarating. While everyone else is either tucked into bed or watching Leno […]