5 Reasons You Need a Waterproof Hiking Backpack

Not all backpacks are created equal. That’s certainly apparent to hikers who are selecting the right waterproof hiking backpack to enhance their journey. A lot of companies make water-resistant backpacks to withstand heavy rains, but only waterproof bags can be fully submerged. [...]

Eight Reasons You Need Trekking Poles – Which They Don’t Advertise

We all know Trekking poles are great for hiking, they help you keep your balance, reduce stress on your joints and  enhance the muscle-building and aerobic benefits of hiking. We also know that one should avoid carrying anything with on a [...]

Seven Haunting Hikes

With Halloween around the corner, what better way to get into the mood than a spooky hike seething in mystery and legend? Here’s our top picks, ranging from hauntingly beautiful to downright scary. 1. Mount Chocorua, Albany Legend has it that [...]

Proven: Hiking Makes You Happy

Okay, so anyone familiar with hiking already knew it – but it has now been proven scientifically that outdoor walks improve mental health. British and American scientists have published new research showing that group nature walks help us combat stress while [...]

How to Choose & Pack Your Backpack

Ever wondered where to start when planning your trip and backpack? This short and simple visual guide to pack selection and trip preparation will have you packing in no time. What would you add to the list of essentials? Source: [...]

Visually Sumptuous – The Mountain

Glue Your Eyes To The Screen For A Moment As you watch this, you’ll be reminded why people all over the world actively seek out the outdoors. There is no better way to start, or end, your day than feasting [...]