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June 7th, 2011 | in Hiking Apparel | Comments Off

Although hiking trousers may offer better protection during a hiking trip, there are hikers who prefer wearing hiking shorts. Admittedly, hiking shorts are more comfortable and allow for more leg movement, especially when climbing steep terrain or jumping from one area to another. It should be noted though that shorts are only recommended during late spring or summer hikes and are not appropriate for cold weather locations. (more…)

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May 20th, 2011 | in Hiking Tents | Comments Off

It is a common occurrence for tent manufacturers to claim the best backpacking tents in all categories. However, a seasoned hiker knows that no single tent can truthfully claim the title of the best tent in all hiking conditions. Hiking destinations and hikers’ needs vary, which makes an excellent tent in one situation a poor choice in another. (more…)

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February 22nd, 2011 | in Hiking Apparel | Comments Off
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Trousers for hiking

Are hiking trousers an important piece of clothing on a hiking trip? Well, they surely can be. The pants you wear during a hiking trip significantly influence your level of comfort and overall well being. This may sound a bit of a stretch, but wait until you get drenched in sweat or rainwater, or attacked by insects and thorny plants while wearing your trusty old jeans or shorts. Find out what kinds of pants you should look for in the following guide. (more…)

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February 9th, 2011 | in Accessories | Comments Off

Your hiking watch can save your life. If you have the right kind of watch, that is. Hikers are exposed to many extreme environmental conditions and certain equipment may not last for long. So, you need to make use of gadgets that offer you the most functionality and durability to survive the harsh conditions of your hiking terrain. (more…)

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January 27th, 2011 | in Hiking Apparel | Comments Off

Your hiking apparel is your most immediate protection against exposure to the elements while on the trail. It will protect you against biting winds, burning sand, or sucking leeches. So, it is important to wear hiking attire that is appropriate to what your destination has in store for you. (more…)

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January 20th, 2011 | in Hiking Guides | Comments Off

When hikers are not familiar with the area they intend to trek, hiking guides are definitely a necessity. A hiker can’t just brave a new trail without a hint of what to expect along the way. They need to do research in order to prepare for any probable eventualities that are likely to happen given the topography and terrain of the destination. (more…)

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January 4th, 2011 | in Hiking Adventures, Hiking Destinations | Comments Off

If you are an experienced and serious hiker, I know that the usual and tame hiking destinations have lost their appeal for you. The thrill of the hike is closely associated with the hiking adventures challenge it offers. If you’ve been on the same trail over and over again, there’s just no surprise anymore and the thrill of the hike is lost (although there are rare trails that just never cease to surprise hikers). (more…)

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