Resources and tips
Training for Hiking
Don’t underestimate how strenuous hiking can be and the toll it can take on your body. Proper training will reduce your risk of injury and allow you to have more fun!
Breaking in Boots
Small problems become big ones in a hurry. Take the time to break your boots in.
Hot Weather Trekking
Learn how to have a good time and stay healthy in hot weather.
Dehydration, over-hydration, rehydration, electrolytes, how much to drink… it’s all covered here.
Hiking on your Period
With a little preparation and knowledge, you won’t have to think twice about heading onto the trail at any time of the month.
Blisters are one of the most common injuries to hikers. Fortunately there are ways dealing with blisters.
Cold Weather Trekking
Cold temperatures can make any hike uncomfortable, or worse, cause a serious injury or illness if your not prepared. Familiarize yourself with some tips and knowledge for cold-weather hiking.
Acute Mountain Sickness
Anyone who is hiking or trekking at several thousand feet/meters above sea level can experience altitude sickness. There are three variations of AMS, the last two of which can turn fatal.