Art of the Trek: New Hike-Planning App

Art of the Trek: New Hike-Planning App

Art of the Trek contacted me a few months ago to pick my brain about hiking and trip planning. The company opened shop in 2017 and offers a free trip-planning app for hikers that’s currently in beta mode. So the company is hoping to obtain feedback from people...
How to Cross Water Safely

How to Cross Water Safely

When you’re hiking, it’s not uncommon to have to cross water at some point. Typically, this is a creek, stream or river.While many water crossings are safe and easy, others are not. In fact, it’s not uncommon for hikers to perish in water crossings....
What to Know About Hiking Cairns

What to Know About Hiking Cairns

If you’re a hiker, you’ve seen hiking cairns. Hiking cairns are small piles of stones stacked together. Typically, they’re used to show hikers the correct way to proceed along a path when it’s not clear. They’re a way to say to hikers,...
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