hiking

Millions of people take to the outdoors every year in search for breathtaking, unforgettable sights. Hiking is a wonderful way to enjoy beautiful scenery and fresh air while staying active. Hiking can be done in several types of terrain and weather conditions, making each trips experiences and needs different. Many of the best views require remote hiking trips because they are isolated and hard to reach.

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Hiking CHECKLIST

Top 10 Legendary Hiking Trails You NEED to Explore

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Hiking Resources

Top hiking trails in the USA

PARTINGTON COVE TRAIL

Mist Trail

Harding Icefield Trail

Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park

Yosemite National Park

Kenai Fjords National Park

Hiking FAQ

Most frequent questions and answers about hiking

Hiking alone has some good benefits, no doubt, but is not a risk worth taking, stick to group hiking and it gets the same benefits that come with solo hiking.

However ensure you hike with competent people because is still not safe if you hike with incompetent people.

It’s good for you, too. Hiking is a powerful cardio workout that can:

  • Lower your risk of heart disease
  • Improve your blood pressure and blood sugar levels
  • Boost bone density, since walking is a weight-bearing exercise
  • Build strength in your glutes, quadriceps, hamstrings, and the muscles in your hips and lower legs
  • Strengthen your core
  • Improve balance
  • Help control your weight
  • Boost your mood. 
  1. Increase the length of your workouts gradually (use guidelines above).
  2. Rest 1 day every week.
  3. Mix up your workouts. …
  4. Power hike, run trails, climb hills, take a spin class, or do a circuit workout using a treadmill and elliptical trainer, varying the level and incline on both machines.
  • Basic exercises to begin your training.
  • Preparing for a beginner or day hike.
  • The three best exercises to condition for hiking.
  • Protecting your knees on steep inclines and rocky terrain.
  • When and how to use trekking poles.
  • What to look for when choosing hiking boots.
  • Getting in shape for a backpacking trip with a 9-week program.
  • Getting in shape for mountain hikes at high elevation and preparing for high altitude.
  • Getting in shape—physically and mentally—for a thru-hike.

At 2mph you can already do 20 miles a day. All you have to do is hike for 10 hours. If lightening your pack allows you to walk faster or longer, then you can get to 30miles per day easily. Hiking lots of miles has only a little bit to do with speed and everything to do with time.

The general rule for how much water to bring when hiking is as follows: Adults: 2 cups (about 1/2 liter) of water for every 1 hour of hiking.

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