Hiking Jargon Explained

Hiking Jargon Explained

When you’re new to anything, you’ve got to learn the jargon. Whether we’re talking a new job, hobby or activity, everything has a language of its own. Same with hiking. On my very first solo backpacking trip, I hiked through Big Cypress Swamp with a...
What Is Your Hiking Style?

What Is Your Hiking Style?

There are a lot of different ways to hike. And no particular hiking style is better than another. Let me say that again: No particular hiking style is better than another.Most hikers are wonderful, friendly people. They’re supportive of others. They want you to...
Should You Use a Hiking Umbrella?

Should You Use a Hiking Umbrella?

Hiking umbrellas aren’t something you hear being discussed a lot. I never even knew there was such a thing until several years ago, when I began long-distance hiking in earnest. So what is a hiking umbrella?It’s a lightweight, flexible umbrella with a high...
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