Backpacking

Tips for Hiking with Chronic Back Pain

Four out of five Americans will suffer from back pain at some point in their lives making it one of the most common physical health problems in the United States. Some causes of back pain are inevitable such as aging or genetics, but other causes can be avoided such as injury and strain. Luckily, there […]

Backcountry Skills

This is How You Should Always Take a Break While You Hike

After a long day snowshoeing on a trail or making your way up a steep mountain side, your body tends to get tired. Often times, a lot of the pain and soreness happens at the beginning of the hike, which can prevent people from carrying on. It’s not until later that the muscles work up […]

Backcountry Skills

The Potential Dangers of Snowshoeing and How to Be Safe

This past weekend, an elderly snowshoeing couple went missing in Nevada when a blizzard hit. They ended up lost in white-out conditions. Thankfully, they were rescued before things took a turn for the worse. They were able to dial 911 from the ski area and unlike many others who have found themselves in similar positions, […]

Backcountry Skills

8 Ordinary Objects with Extraordinary Uses in the Backcountry

One of the most important things you should have on you for any trip in the backcountry is a first-aid kit. However, imagining every possible thing that could go wrong while on the trail and being prepared for those potential scenarios isn’t always realistic. But, what if you knew how to use ordinary objects in […]

Tips for Hiking with Chronic Back Pain

This is How You Should Always Take a Break While You Hike

The Potential Dangers of Snowshoeing and How to Be Safe

8 Ordinary Objects with Extraordinary Uses in the Backcountr ...

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