Tag Archives: water for hikes

How to Manage Water Storage While Backpacking?

One of the most important things to think about when you are hiking – and even more on a backpacking trip – is water.  On short day hikes it isn’t as important as multi-day trips, although you should always bring SOME water with you in case you end up out there longer than you planned. But on a backpacking trip ... Read More »

Hiking Gear Checklist

Most new hikers are unsure of what to take with them on a hike that will take more than an hour – they need a hiking gear checklist. Even folks that have been hiking for awhile can sometimes be unsure of what they really need. You want to strike a balance between taking everything but the kitchen sink just in ... Read More »