best hiking backpacks and how to choose the best one for you

Best Hiking Backpacks of 2019: Our Top 13 For Every Budget

The best hiking backpacks that we’ve found. Here’s what you to look for whether you’re planning a multi-day trek or heading out for a day hike. We’ll introduce you to our favourite backpacking brands and tell you exactly what to look for in a backpack whether you’re doing a multi-day trek like the Tour du … Read More

Best Hiking Poles for 2019

Best Trekking Poles for 2019

Trekking poles are a must-have piece of gear, especially you’re doing a longer hike or trek. Find out whether you should choose between carbon fiber or aluminum and why you’d want to hike with poles. What are the Benefits of Hiking with Trekking Poles? By hiking with poles, you reduce the weight on your knees … Read More

gift ideas that hikers will love

Gifts That Hikers Will Love

Searching for the perfect gift for the hiker in your life? Check out these gifts for hikers compiled by a hiker, for hikers.  They’re sure to impress, especially if you’re not a hiker yourself. Best of all? They start from under $10! FOXELLI USB RECHARGEABLE HEADLAMP FLASHLIGHT¬† This bright white LED light is USB rechargeable … Read More

Top 7 Health Benefits of Hiking

7 of the top health (physical and psychological) benefits that you’ll get from hiking if you do it regularly. Now it’s time to lace up those hiking boots!

how to get water when hiking

Everything You Need to Know About Water When Hiking

You know you need to bring water when you’re hiking but do you know how much to drink? How about drinking from a crystal clear stream high in the mountains? Here’s what you need to know about water when going for a hike.

Trekking: How to Choose A Trek That You’ll Love

Trekking is a fantastic way to experience a destination. All that fresh mountain air can do wonders for clearing your head at the same time – if you choose the right one for you. If you choose the wrong trek, however, you will be miserable. Your trekking adventure will be memorable but not in the way … Read More

8 Hiking Apps That Will Transform Your Time in the Woods

Hiking apps can not only help you get closer to nature, but they can also increase your knowledge and safety when hiking in the mountains! As an avid hiker, I’ll be the first to admit that one of the things I love most about hiking in the German Alps is getting away from technology! That’s … Read More