If you’re thinking of hiking in the desert, you need to take certain precautions before hitting the trail. There are lots of potentially dangerous elements, if you’re not prepared, will put your life in jeopardy as well as your rescuers. Knowing what to expect on the trail in the desert is key to enjoying your hike and coming out alive to tell about it.
Hiking has become a favorite outdoor activity for all ages because it is great exercise, fairly inexpensive and gets you out to enjoy nature. Hence, why so many people are hitting the hiking trails. But, how do novices or beginner hikers who have never hiked a day in their life prepare to hike the outdoors? This hiking for beginners guide will get you on the hiking trail in no time!
Hiking etiquette seems to have fallen off the cliff. With so many new people out there taking to the hiking trails, it’s no wonder there’s trash everywhere, wildlife interactions, loose dogs and just plain utter disrespect to the environment. So, how do we fix this senseless lack of respect and common courtesy on the hiking trails?
We discovered Toadstool Geologic Park by mere accident while we were traveling through Northwest Nebraska. This geological wonder, located in the Oglala National Grasslands near Fort Robinson State Park is a very remote hiking and camping paradise! But, do you think you could hack it all by yourself there?