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?