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Eliminate Leg Cramps while Hiking

Eliminate Leg Cramps while Hiking

Backpacking involves a long and steady aerobic workout with fitness benefits that rival other more intense, higher impact activities. Although backpacking is a non-competitive recreational activity with a low chance of burn-out, the constant climbing and descending can lead to cramping and injury. Besides overuse […]

Quinoa as a Backpacking Food

Quinoa as a Backpacking Food

Quinoa is a fascinating plant food that is worthy of its own blog post. It has remarkable nutritional properties, not only from its protein content (15%) but also its energy composition. Here we take a closer look at why quinoa makes an excellent backpacking food.

Go Hiking with your Dog!

Go Hiking with your Dog!

If you hike with your dog in the U.S., you know how frustrating it can be to find a dog-friendly destination. Many of the national parks do not allow dogs on trails and state parks vary by state. Some U.S. states allow dogs on state […]

When is the Best Time to go Hiking?

When is the Best Time to go Hiking?

Most people think hiking season commences in the spring and concludes after the summer, however, fall and winter are some of the best seasons to visit the trails – especially the national parks.  The trails are less crowded than in the summer, which means you […]

Moon Navigation

Moon Navigation

Remember this helpful tip if you are ever lost during the dark when the moon is visible in the sky: mentally draw a line that connects the endpoints of the crescent moon and then extend this line to the horizon. This point where it touches the horizon indicates South.

Tips for Purchasing Backpacking Meals made with Real Food

Tips for Purchasing Backpacking Meals made with Real Food

Peak performance on the trail requires food that nourishes and strengthens you. Some tips on how to find it.