Hiking & Backpacking Tips

Best tips, recommended gear, & how tos for those fun hiking, camping ⛺️, backpacking trips
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Summer in Colorado! Wildflower Trails bursting with Color.
Wildflower hikes in Colorado leave you bursting with joy, witnessing the colors of the rainbow across alpine meadows. It’s a short season at the higher elevations where the best wildflowers are in July and early August. Where to find wildflowers can be unpredictable year by year. I’ve compiled recent trails that left us enthralled over the past few seasons, with added ideas of where to go. Plan your summer in Colorado’s spectacular mountains!
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How to Wash Clothes While Camping
When you're camping by a beautiful stream and your clothes get a little funky, it's tempting to "do laundry." But wait! Washing clothes in natural sources can pollute the water and make it worse for the animals that need it to survive. Here's how to responsibly wash your clothes while camping, so you can smell better while leaving no trace.
Backpacking can be a fun and rewarding experience, but it can also be challenging if you're not prepared. That's why we've put together a list of backpacking hacks for both new and experienced hikers. From tips on how to pack efficiently, to ways to stay safe and comfortable in the backcountry, we've got you covered. Read on for some essential backpacking wisdom!
25 Brilliant Backpacking Hacks You Need To Know
Backpacking can be a fun and rewarding experience, but it can also be challenging if you're not prepared. That's why we've put together a list of backpacking hacks for both new and experienced hikers. From tips on how to pack efficiently, to ways to stay safe and comfortable in the backcountry, we've got you covered. Read on for some essential backpacking wisdom!
Looking for the best lunch ideas for a day hike with friends or family? Our collection of hiking lunch recipes has you covered! These easy hiking lunch ideas are not only delicious but also simple to pack and enjoy on the go. With options ranging from hearty sandwiches to refreshing salads, you’ll find the perfect hiking lunch for kids and adults. Discover these backpacking lunch ideas that will make your next outdoor adventure even better. Pack your lunch and hit the trails!
Healthy Hiking Lunch Recipes for a Perfect Day on the Trails
Looking for the best lunch ideas for a day hike with friends or family? Our collection of hiking lunch recipes has you covered! These easy hiking lunch ideas are not only delicious but also simple to pack and enjoy on the go. With options ranging from hearty sandwiches to refreshing salads, you’ll find the perfect hiking lunch for kids and adults. Discover these backpacking lunch ideas that will make your next outdoor adventure even better. Pack your lunch and hit the trails!
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Yosemite Firefall | Your Horsetail Falls Guide
Yosemite Firefall - Horsetail Falls Guide | The Yosemite Firefall is a natural phenomenon that happens when the sun backlights Horsetail Falls just right, causing it to have a glowing effect. This happens for a coupole weeks in February, if and only when the conditions are just right. Here is your guide to experiencing the Horsetail Falls Firefall at Yosemite National Park in California this winter.
Make Glenwood Springs, Carbondale, Basalt, or Aspen your home base and experience various trails, each one unique beauty, among the pines, aspens, alpine lakes, wildflowers, and waterfalls. Add a few authentic ghost towns, and your day is complete with adventure! Add a few authentic ghost towns, and your day is complete with adventure!
Sensational Hiking near Aspen, Basalt, and Glenwood Springs, CO
Make Glenwood Springs, Carbondale, Basalt, or Aspen your home base and experience various trails, each one unique beauty, among the pines, aspens, alpine lakes, wildflowers, and waterfalls. Add a few authentic ghost towns, and your day is complete with adventure! Add a few authentic ghost towns, and your day is complete with adventure!
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Solo Female Hiking & Trail Running: Things I Do To Stay Safe
In the past year, I've easily done over 75 trail runs and hikes alone...as a female. I'm not particularly brave either. Here's what I do to stay safe.
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Play Outside Guide
How to avoid getting lost (and yelled at).
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Best Hiking Trails in Breckenridge, CO
Breckenridge, CO, is a year-round outdoor playground in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. The charming historic downtown adds to the reasons so many come here. Hiking in Breckenridge is consistently fantastic; from easy to hard there is something for every skill level.
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Hot Weather Hiking: Essential Tips for Your Summer Hike!
If you love hiking and adventures, don't let hot weather deter you! Our comprehensive guide offers top hiking tips for staying cool and safe on the trail. From hydration techniques to selecting the right gear, we'll help you prepare for hiking in the heat and desert. These hiking tips and tricks are designed to keep you comfortable and ready for any summer adventure. Embrace the warmth and explore with confidence—read our expert advice and hit the trails!
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Best Hike on Independence Pass, Gorgeous!
Lost Man Trail is a Colorado gem! It is near the Summit of Independence Pass, a high alpine wonder with unstoppable views and two gorgeous alpine lakes. One of our favorite trails!
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Best Custom Gifts for Hikers - Personalized Ideas for Every Outdoorsy Adventurer
Celebrate Father's Day, Christmas, or a birthday with our personalized hiking gifts! Ideal for any outdoorsy mom or dad, our custom gifts for hikers are sure to impress. Explore unique hiking gift ideas that include personalized gear and accessories tailored to their adventurous lifestyle. Show them how much you appreciate their love for the great outdoors with a gift that stands out!
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Fantastic Hiking Trails to See Colorado's Beauty.
Colorado is one of the most enchanting places you can live and visit. Seeing it from its many fantastic hiking trails is the best way to see its majesty and beauty. I put together 10 captivating hikes for exploring Colorado. Some take you to alpine lakes, some with eye-popping peak views, some wandering across alpine tundra, and all are incredible. #colorado #coloradohikes
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25 Brilliant Backpacking Hacks For Beginners
Backpacking can be challenging if you're not prepared. That's why we've put together a list of backpacking hacks that will make your trip go a lot more smoothly especially if you're new to hiking. From tips on how to pack efficiently, to ways to stay safe and comfortable in the backcountry, we've got you covered. Read on for some essential backpacking wisdom!
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Everything You Need to Know Before Going Off-Grid
From safety and navigation to shelter and hydration, how can you be prepared for trips into the backcountry?