How To Use Trekking Poles

Are you a trekking pole fan? Today we’re talking about trekking poles when you should use them, why you should use them and how you should use them. You can keep on reading or check out this video. But first. A confession. I don’t use trekking poles on every single hike. I only use them […]

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3 Things To Look For In A Guiding Company

Have you ever hired a guide for a trip or joined a group for a guided trip? Perhaps you’re thinking about planning an epic trail for next summer and looking into guiding companies? You’re in luck because today we’re going to talk about 3 things to know the next time you hire a guide. But […]

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How To Put On Your Backpack

You’ve done it a million times before but have you ever stopped to think about it? That’s right. Today we’re talking about the proper way to put on your backpack. I know it sounds weird, right? Is there really a right and a wrong way to put on your backpack? Today I’m not telling you […]

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Top Tips For Buying New Hiking Boots

If you have been tuning in the past couple of weeks, you’ve noticed that we have talked a lot about foot pain, blisters, hiking, boots, hiking shoes, and that’s because we think your feet are so important. No one wants to have feet that hurt and are miserable out on the trail. One of my […]

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How To Lace Your Boots

Can I tell you a secret? No one wants sore and painful feet on the trail. A few days ago we chatted about how to take care of your feet in the backcountry and in that post we mentioned lacing your boots differently to prevent blisters. You can read that post by clicking here.¬† Today, […]

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14 Backpacking Tips You Need For Your Next Trip

A few weeks ago I went backpacking with a few friends. In the¬†group we had several experienced backpackers and several novice backpackers. Some of us hadn’t been backpacking since having kids, so we had to dust off our packs and dig out our water filters. Because our group was so diverse I published a packing […]

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