Articles related to hiking
Hiking Guide Main Page - Advice, Gear, and Tips
From how to dress and what to carry, to where (and when) to go: We cover everything you need to know about hiking.
Catalina Island Hiking - California Travel - About.com
Day hike permits are free and available from the Catalina Conservancy at 125 Claressa Avenue, where they also sell trail maps. They're also available at the ...
Essential Hiking Gear Every Beginner Needs - About.com
No matter what kind of hiker you are -- obsessive overpacker or ultralight -- you won't get far without these four essentials.
Best GPS Devices for Hiking - Review - GPS Reviews - About.com
Here are the top five handheld GPS devices for hiking and backpacking from Garmin, Magellan, DeLorme, and more.
Hiking Basics for Beginners - Categories and Links - About.com
New to hiking? No problem -- we'll cover everything you need to know right here, from getting the right hiking gear to planning and pulling off your first outdoor ...
How to Start Hiking - About.com
Hit the trail with these tips on how to start hiking. You'll find advice about hiking equipment and clothing, where to find trails, and how to build up your skills.
How to Hike Alone - Prepare for Safety - Hiking - About.com
Sticking with a group is the safest way to travel, and I definitely don't advocate hiking alone. But I'm as guilty of breaking my own rules as anyone who's ever ...
10 Tips for Responsible Hiking - About.com
Learn how to be a low-impact hiker with these 10 tips for hiking responsibly. Simple steps will reduce your impacts and help protect the environment and the trail ...
4 Things to Know About Night Hikes - Be Prepared - Hiking
If you've ever stayed out too late on a hike -- whether accidentally or on purpose - - you already know that hiking at night is a completely different experience from ...
Tips for Using Hiking Poles - About.com
Wondering if hiking poles are worth the effort? Here's how to decide, along with examples of when they're most likely to come in handy.