While it may seem obvious that a good hike through a forest or up a mountain can cleanse your mind, body, and soul, science is now discovering that hiking can actually change your brain… for the better! Hiking In Nature Can Stop Negative, Obsessive Thoughts Aside from the almost instant feeling of calm and contentment that accompanies
The Idaho Centennial Trail needs more signage, but Clay Jacobson found a marker near the Pine/Featherville highway.Courtesy of Clay Jacobson Clay Jacobson of Boise has hiked the Appalachian Trail, a 2,160-mile route from Maine to Georgia, and the Pacific Crest Trail, a 2,650-mile trek from Mexico to Canada. So he sees no reason that Idaho
Let’s not hedge our bets, but some local weather professionals are cautiously predicting an early spring. And why not, considering temperatures in the Lower Hudson Valley are expected to break records this week. Looking for something to do? With help from Steven Tartas, a Westchester resident and longtime leader of hikes in the Lower Hudson Valley, we compiled
TIMMINS – One of the highlights of the winter season for nature lovers in Timmins is the annual Winter Hiking Day, which takes place at the Hersey Lake Conservation Area. It is scheduled for this Sunday, beginning at noon. The event is a joint exercise of the Mattagami Region Conservation Authority (MRCA), the Wintergreen Fund for Conservation
A missing Mt. Strachan hiker has been found before a Sunday morning search could resume for the man and his dog. Rescuers say the man was well-equipped, fit and simply got lost after he chased after his dog through some “tough terrain” on Cypress. North Shore Rescue suspended efforts early Sunday morning just after 2:30 a.m PT, and resumed the search
Tips and tricks for packing a backpack for overnight or extended hikes.
Learn important gear to take on your next hiking trip in this 3minutes video.
This video lists some essential hiking gear, a couple optional items to make your hikes as enjoyable as possible.
This is one of the most dangerous hiking trails in the world.