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.
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 ...
Best GPS Devices for Hiking - Review - About.com
A handheld GPS device, which is completely waterproof, rugged, and runs on AA batteries, can be a better and more reliable option for the hiking and ...
How to Start Hiking - About.com
Hiking is as simple as putting one foot in front of the other. That's a big part of its appeal. Without expensive equipment or long-distance travel, hiking delivers a ...
The Best Long Hikes in the Drakensberg Mountains, KwaZulu-Natal ...
I often contend when hiking in the Drakensberg that I am not having fun unless I am lost. These three, my three best longer hikes in the Drakensberg (actually ...
Best Spas For Hiking - About.com
Looking for a spa with great hiking? These spas won't disappoint. Not only will their guided hikes pump up your heart rate, they'll take you through some ...
Best Hiking GPS Apps - About.com
We review and rate the five best GPS apps for hiking, backpacking, trails, and parks. Makers include Trimble, MotionX, National Geographic, and more.
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.