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 trail etiquette seems to have, quite literally, plunged off the damn cliff! With so many new people out there taking to the hiking trails in our National Parks and State Parks, it’s no wonder serious hikers are pissed! Between people leaving their crap and trash everywhere, screwing with the wildlife, loose dogs and just plain utter disrespect to the environment, it’s no wonder authorities are either limiting or closing down the hiking trails.