Trails

Exploring Rail-Trails

Most people have heard of the Pacific Crest Trail and the Appalachian Trail, but do you know the name of your local rail-trail? Currently, there’s a nationwide effort to build a network of rail trails from former rail lines, helping to link corridors for people to engage in outdoor activities such as biking, hiking and walking.

Geocaching Terminology & Glossary

New to geocaching? Discover the world of geocaching. Learn basic geocaching terminology and slang that will prepare you for your first geocaching adventure.

Poison Ivy Guide

If you’re outside this season, it’s crucial to spot poison ivy and be familiar with its symptoms and treatment. Read our guide to best enjoy your time outdoors knowing that poison ivy may be in your midst.

How to Use a Compass

By utilizing these 4 basic principles to compass navigation, you’ll be able to explore the outdoors with safety and precision.

How to Read a Map

Are you hitting the trails and want to make sure you don’t get lost? Read our post on how to read a map properly and get better acquainted with topography and land terrains.

Trail Running 101

Not all trails are created the same. If you are hitting the trails this season, here are some trail running tips that can help you best enjoy your experience.

8 Great Hiking Exercises

If you’re heading out for a hiking voyage, you’re going to want to make sure you’re physically up to the challenge. Read our post on 8 great hiking exercises that can help you prepare for your trek.

How to Choose the Best Trail Running Shoe

When you’re hitting the trails, you’re going to want the right trail running shoe for the trek. Read our post on what makes a good trail running shoe and what sets it apart from road running.

Waterproof Boots

Finding yourself torn between waterproof and water resistant boots. Read our post to find the difference between the two and discover which is best for you.

Reasons to Go Hiking

Spring is in full bloom and with it, avid hikers are getting ready to hit the trails. Hiking can serve several purposes, from spending time with family to acting as a healthy activity. Read our reasons why you should hit the trails this season.