If you're thinking of coming to New Zealand and getting out and enjoying some of our fantastic national parks there are a few thing's you might want to know about the unwritten laws of hut etiquette. ...
Enjoying the outdoors is a tremendous experience, but every once in a while you can walk into something. This something is often poison ivy, so you need to know how to deal with it. Understanding...
Some people have fought many years of their lives to preserve the rich heritage of the outdoors and nature we now enjoy. That dedication and effort have been rewarded by fantastic hiking opportunities...
Trinidad and Tobago, two islands set in the Caribbean Sea. The name Caribbean conjures up images of blue seas and white sand beaches set against green hills. It brings to mind images of lying on the b...
If you're hiking over relatively flat, ordinary terrain you'll need to be able to keep a steady pace with regular (short) rest breaks. Different types of terrain, such as steep or slippery slopes, cre...
A nature hike is not only an experience worth remembering, but it is also extremely educational for people of all ages. While walking along nature trails, broaden your knowledge about the environment ...
When you decide to go on a backpacking trip there are several things you need to make sure to take with you. Although you may think that you will not be out long enough to need them, accidents happen...
Hiking is an endeavor that a person can undertake that can fill so many voids and do so many positive things for you and your body. This hobby or sport, however you want to classify it, is something t...
Back in the corps. I used to live off MREs. They're more of a meal than you're average lunch thats for sure. For something thats based on human survival they realy do taste good.Having three MRE's is ...
If you have ever wondered why your knees ache after hiking a long distance, the answer lies both in the nature of pain and the anatomy of the knee. The knee is one of the most overworked parts of the ...