Are you ready to hit the trails this summer?
Whether you’re signing up for the 52 Hike Challenge Summer Series or continuing to crush your 2023 hiking challenge, you will be getting out there a lot this summer – at least once a week!
That’s why it’s so important that your feet are comfortable while you’re exploring. That way, you can focus on enjoying all your hikes instead of stressing about hot spots and blisters.
Temperatures are warming up, and it’s the perfect time to trade in your hiking boots for a lighter, more breathable option.
Luckily, we took it upon ourselves to research the very best summer hiking shoe for you and your 52 Hike Challenge summer hiking adventures:
The Oboz Footwear Katabatic Collection.
‘Tis the season for more sunshine and time spent outside. It’s also the season for more mud and mosquitoes. But that shouldn't hold you back from continuing your 52 Hike Challenge.
In this Spring Hiking Guide, we’ll equip you with all the tips, tools and resources you need for hiking during this season of greener grass and blooming wildflowers.
From gearing up for the rain to repelling pesty insects and enjoying wildflower blooms responsibly, we’ve got you covered.
Whether you’re taking 52 hikes throughout the year or you’re crushing the 52 Hike Challenge Spring Series, this information will be helpful for you to enjoy the outdoors throughout the season.
Get ready to learn about rain gear, wildflower etiquette, mosquito deterrents and more!
Step into nature with your four-legged hiking buddy and enjoy all the benefits!
When you bring your dog, cat, goat, hedgehog, etc. on your hikes, it can be a very special and rewarding experience for both of you. It will be difficult to tell who loves it more — you or your pet!
Have you hiked with a pet before? Do you know the dos and don’ts of bringing pets on the trail?
In order for hiking with dogs and other pets to be enjoyable, it’s important for you to be informed. In this blog, you will learn how to hike with your pet responsibly.
Keep yourself, your pet, and others safe by learning The Dos and Don'ts of Hiking With Pets right now.
Did you know there are multiple ways to lace your hiking boots depending on your adventure?
It’s true: the way your boots are laced is just as important as how they fit. For many of us, we simply lace them up like regular shoes, knot them twice for added security, and hit the trails.
But what if we told you there are strategic ways to lace your boots so you can trek comfortably for long distances and prevent blisters and other hiking-related injuries?
In this blog, you will learn the anatomy of laces for hiking boots + discover various lacing techniques that will help you…
- Prevent heel slip
- Increase ankle support
- Reduce pressure on the top of your foot
- Keep hot spots and blisters at bay
- So much more
Whether you’re hiking a rocky mountain or traversing multiple water crossings, get ready to lace up and hit the trails for your 52 Hike Challenge.
Read on to learn all the ways to keep your feet happy during your hiking challenge!
March is Women’s History Month!
To celebrate, we are highlighting some of the most influential women in the wilderness.
Keep reading to learn about Female Founders, Thought Leaders, Community Builders, and Pioneers in the Outdoors.
Did you know a first aid kit is one of the 10 Essentials you should always carry on any outdoors adventure?
Today you’ll find out everything you need to know about one very important hiking essential: your outdoors first aid kit.
Get ready to find out:
- What to carry in your hiking first aid kit
- How to treat minor cuts, scrapes and blisters while on-trail
- A trail-tested and approved product to carry with you on your hiking adventures
Do you want to start hiking with kids? Do you already bring your littles on hikes with you, but you’re looking for unique ways to keep them motivated and engaged?
We’ve got you covered!
In this blog, you’ll find 10 tips to keep kids curious and excited about hitting the trails. First let’s talk about what our youth will love about spending time in the great outdoors.
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