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!
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.
Now is the perfect time to set new goals. But how often do people actually stick to their New Year’s goals and resolutions?
According to a study by Strava, roughly 80% of people fail to stick to their New Year’s Resolutions and will abandon these goals in the first couple months of the new year. Another study found that over half of New Year goals are health related.
So, how can you beat the odds and commit to your goals in order to make positive change in your life?
That’s what we’re going to talk about in this blog, and it all starts with goal setting. Discover 10 Tips to Stay Accountable to Your Goals now.
Are you looking for the perfect pair of hiking boots or shoes? Do you always end up with blisters or hot spots on your feet after hiking?
Whether you’re brand new to hiking or you’ve been hiking for a while, but you can’t seem to find the right fit, this blog on Hiking Footwear 101 will help you!
To bring you the most accurate information possible, we sat down with hiking footwear expert Krystina Beatty. Krystina is an Outreach Specialist at Oboz Footwear, a leader in hiking footwear innovation and design.
If you have questions on how to keep your feet happy while hiking, you’ll definitely want to read this.
In this blog you will learn:
- How to find the right shoe size for your hiking adventures
- How to avoid blisters and hot spots while hiking
- Which style of hiking boot or shoe is best for you
- Pro tips on waterproof vs ventilated hiking footwear
- The difference between lows and mids, and more!
Want to find a reliable workout that will bring you the same results as the gym? What about results that go beyond what you can achieve at the gym?
Enter the outdoors: your personal playground. This nature-made fitness center is devoid of doors and walls and full of wonder and adventure.
The outdoors is your new, next-level exercise outlet, and it’s even better than the gym.
Read on to find out why you should cancel your gym membership and subscribe to the great outdoors.
Are you just starting your #52HikeChallenge and need a little help finding trails and/ or planning your hikes?
Planning your hikes may seem challenging when you first begin the 52 Hike Challenge, but we're here to help.
Since you’re going to be getting outside a lot, we would like to guide you through how to plan your hikes and set goals to help you succeed on your 52 Hike Challenge journey.
Read on to start planning your hikes now!
Do you know what to do if you encounter an aggressive animal on the trail? What about if your hiking partner shows signs of dehydration or heat stroke? What if a thunderstorm or wildfire comes out of nowhere?
While hiking is usually a pleasant experience full of great views and bonding time with your hiking buddies, the unexpected can happen at any time.
When you practice hiking safety, you reduce your risk of…
- An animal attack
- Getting stuck in inclement weather
- Getting lost in the wilderness
And much, much more.
Of course, most of these hiking mishaps are out of your control. That’s why knowing how to react to hiking emergencies is not only important - it’s essential.
We want you to have fun and enjoy nature, but we also want you to be safe on the trails.
Keep reading to learn…
- What to carry with you on ALL your hikes
- How to avoid dehydration, heat stroke and injuries
- What to do if you see a bear, mountain lion or rattlesnake
- How to plan for and react to extreme weather
- What to do if you get lost in the wilderness
And much more.
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