Hiking the Light Way book

If you are looking for a very thorough guide to help you lighten your pack Backpacking the Light Way is a fantastic resource to have. I found it to be informative and very educational. It helped reinforce many of my packing and planning concepts as well had me thinking “the Light Way”. Rick Light created […]

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Wearing gaiters adds weight to your legs or to your pack when you take them off.  I have reluctantly changed my mind over the past few months. Wearing light weight quick dry hiking pants while hiking is something I have always done to help protect my legs and feet. One of the things that the […]

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Hiking the Light Way book

If you are looking for a very thorough guide to help you lighten your pack Backpacking the Light Way is a fantastic resource to have. I found it to be informative and very educational. It helped reinforce many of my packing and planning concepts as well had me thinking “the Light Way”. Rick Light created […]

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“Equipped with his five senses, man explores the universe around him and calls the adventure Science.” – Edwin Powell Hubble

We would love to see your adventures and share them. Tag your images with #hikingthetrail and you might get a chance to get featured next week!

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Congratulations Golden Boots Blogger Award Winners!

We have collected the best hiking, backpacking, and adventure blogs from all over the internet. We have had a very large volume of submissions over the past months. We are excited to announce the winners. If you would like to see your favorite hiking, backpacking, outdoor, or adventure blog on our winners list please submit your favorites by filling out our submission form.

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Recently, I was having a tough time in my personal life. A friend of mine lives in Mesa and suggested I stay with her. So, with my maltipoo Penny in tow, I flew west. I saw a lot of Arizona during my visit, but my favorite journey was the road trip my friend and I […]

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“To recognize that the greatest error is not to have tried and failed, but that in trying, we did not give it our best effort”
― Gene Kranz

We would love to see your adventures and share them. Tag your images with #hikingthetrail and you might get a chance to get featured next week!

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“Associate yourself with men of good quality, if you esteem your own reputation; for ‘tis better to be alone than in bad company.” ― George Washington

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Getting away from the more serious topics that we normally talk about here on Hiking The Trail we have partnered with Marc, from Zombie Gear Dude to bring you some fun Zombie Survival information. Last week we published the Infographic on the best places to survive during a Zombie Apocalypse. This week Marc shares with us his Ultimate Zombie Survival Plan.

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I normally do not listen to music on the trail however every now and again it is nice. In years past headphones were bulky or fell out and you had to have them plugged in. Fast forward to today with technology continuing to get smaller and more and more devices being Bluetooth enabled. JBL has […]

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