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?
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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?
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When we began our RV travel adventures in late 2014, we tried to come up with something to do together, enjoy the outdoors, learn something that would also be physically exerting to keep us healthy. We watched a few of our younger RV friends go on some awesome hikes in places we’ve only dreamed about or have seen in travel magazines. It was then the hiking bug bit us!
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Back in 2015, while we were parked at Oasis RV Resort
for a few days in Amarillo, Texas, we took a day to lace up our hiking shoes, stock our backpacks, and grab our walking sticks to head to Palo Duro Canyon. Who would have know there was this big hole in the flatland of the Texas Panhandle?
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In the summer of 2015, we relocated from the Air Force Academy Campground to Haggard’s RV Park in Pueblo, Colorado to visit our son who also lived in Pueblo. While parked there, we also met up with our RV friends, Brittany and Eric (also a Coast Guard Vet) of RV Wanderlust some comraderie and campfires.
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