Hiking in the snow, best practices for saving energy

Hiking in the snow requires the right gear Knowing the best way to efficiently traverse terrain while hiking in the snow will make your winter hike more enjoyable. Especially if you’re hiking from low (non snowy) to high (more snowy)…

Lost Pines Trail

The juxtaposition of massive fire destruction and subsequent renewal was both eerie and beautiful.

Dressing for cold weather

Why care about dressing for cold weather? Cold temperatures mean changes in the way we approach hiking. While winter hiking can be awesome, (it can be just as fun as hiking in the summer if you’re prepared), there are things…

Best hiking apps, staff picks

There are so many fitness, activity, and hiking apps on the market, it’s hard to know which are the best. For this article, we didn’t focus on creating an exhaustive list – we focused on what we consider to be…

Hiking in the mountains, save time and energy

When hiking in the mountains (inevitably up a steep incline), often the prevailing topic of conversation is about optimal hiking techniques to conserve energy, and traverse up-hill terrain efficiently. I was recently browsing an Army Surplus store in Ohio, and…

Longhorn Cavern State Park

About Longhorn Cavern Longhorn Cavern is one of the many caves in the Austin area, and one of a few that offer regularly scheduled tours. The cave is only available to those purchasing a tour ticket, and while the land…

The Cut

Closest street address to The Cut 57 Town Mountain Rd Asheville, NC 28804 Trail coordinates Lat: 35.6012195 Lng: -82.5402919 About The Cut Since it was my first time in Asheville, I wanted to find a great elevated spot to view…

Brushy Creek Regional Trail

Brushy Creek Regional Trail is hugely popular with bikers, walkers, and runners, and there are parts of the route that are designated angling areas.

Turkey Trot Trail

Closest street address to Turkey Trot Trail Turkey Trot Trail Morrison, CO 80465 Trail coordinates Lat: 39.64620550000001 Lng: -105.20539730000002 Mount Falcon Park offers over 12 miles of trails for both the novice and experienced hiker. With two entrances, a hiker…

Willow Creek Trail

Closest street address to Willow Creek Trail Willow Creek Trail Lone Tree, CO 80124 Trail coordinates Lat: 39.5722615 Lng: -104.9068105 There’s something special about Colorado in the summer. It’s beautiful, like every mountain scene you’ve seen in tabletop books. Rocky,…