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Thru-Hiking: What Is a Thru-Hike?

Posted by in Camping, Gear, Hiking

THRU HIKING Hiking as we know is used to describe an adventure that involves long walks across the countryside. Hiking can take hours or days and it can be a daunting, yet interesting task. Hiking alone can be stressful but imagine how stressful taking long walks of over 2000 miles that can go on for weeks or months whilst having to complete the said journey at a specified time can be. These types of walks are called thru-hiking and because they are really stressful, it takes a lot of preparations…read more

What to Pack for a Day Hike

Posted by in Gear, Hiking, Tips & Tricks

The essentials you don’t want to leave home without. Packing your bag for a day hike can be a task in itself, especially when you have gone on a hike or two before and you end up in a situation where you tell yourself, ” I could’ve really used that!” After saying this a few times myself, I’ve become quite efficient on what to pack even for a short 5- mile hike. You really never know what can happen when out exploring the great outdoors, so below are a few…read more