The Poor Man's Satellite Phone: | | The Ultralight Hiker
Delorme Inreach SE @ 190 grams is a good choice if you are in the market for a PLB or Satellite Phone. It is only slightly dearer (and heavier) than a stand
Best Hiking Watches of 2020
Are you looking for an easy way to navigate or to keep track of essential data like your altitude while on the trail? Forget about old-school compasses, maps and notepads. What you need is a altimeter watch for hiking. But, how do you know what's the best hiking watch for you? One of our big goals here at The Adventure Junkies is to help make your life easier when it comes to buying outdoor gear. In this guide, we’ll walk you through how to choose a hiking watch and show you our selection of…
Lightweight Backpacking Tips for More Comfortable Miles | Exploring Wild
These lightweight backpacking tips and tricks will help you hike faster and more comfortably in the backcountry.
ALTITUDE SICKNESS: THE DIAMOX QUESTION - travelface
To take diamox or not to take diamox, that is the question. There is no right or wrong but I personally have not taken it on my two trips at altitude. Here's why.
Best Hiking Pants of 2020
It is estimated that the Appalachian Trail receives approximately two to three million hikers a year who complete at least a portion of the trail. And the Pacific Crest Trail attracts hundreds of thousands of hikers each year as well. That can only mean one thing: that long-distance hiking truly is alive and well. And if you are one of the many thrill-seekers hoping to set out on the trail for days or maybe even weeks at a time, one of the most crucial things to consider is how to protect…
The Ultimate Backpacking Guide For Beginners In The Backcountry
Going backpacking for the first time? Check out our Ultimate Guide to Backpacking for Beginners. Learn how to stay safe in the backcountry, the best backpacking trails for beginners, and how you can get started right now.
15 Backpacking Safety Tips Every Smart Backpacker Should Know - Dare To Be A Wildflower
Here are a few backpacking safety tips to help keep you safe, stoked, and exploring the wilderness like a backcountry expert.
How Trekking Poles Will Turn You Into a 4x4 Hiking Machine! — A Woman Afoot
I must admit that I wasn’t sure if I should buy trekking poles the first time I was creating my hiking gear set. I read a variety of articles describing the benefits of walking with poles as well as those claiming trekking poles are at best useless, and at worst dangerous. This was another piece of
Cotton Kills! Or: Why You Should Be Wearing Merino Wool Hiking — A Woman Afoot
What’s all the fuss about merino wool? If you are somewhat interested in the outdoors adventure world you have probably heard about merino wool hiking apparel. And I’m pretty sure you wondered if you should buy some or maybe if it’s just some kind of overblown sales pitch to make you spend more.
The Best Merino Wool T-Shirts for Hiking (and everyday)
Merino wool is great for hiking t-shirts: it's breathable, odor-resistant, moisture-wicking, and most of all, comfortable! Check out this round-up of the best merino wool t-shirts for hiking.