Brush up on a few safety tips before your next hike. When it comes to safety, it's what you know that matters.
As you prepare for your next hiking excursion, follow these two simple rules.
Weather conditions can change rapidly and bring with them unique challenges when hiking, whether hot or cold, wet or dry.
Unstable terrain can be a dangerous component in any environment. It's always a good idea to watch your footing.
Get prepared and avoid getting lost your next time in the great outdoors.
Hiking can be strenuous exercise. Stick to the trails that are right for you and your particular fitness level.
Observe all plants and animals with caution and respect, as some can be a threat to human health and safety.
Learn how to be prepared and have enough water when in the outdoors.
One of the greatest dangers to the forest itself is also an extreme danger for hikers.
From what to keep in your first-aid kit to knowing when to hug a tree, here's how to stay safe in the backcountry.