Are you thinking of going hiking in the desert? If so, you need to take certain precautions before hitting the trail. There are lots of potentially dangerous elements that, if you’re not prepared, will put your life in jeopardy as well as your rescuers. Here’s some lifesaving desert hiking tips that will help make your outdoor experience amazing. But also, to live to tell about it.
Since the pandemic, there’s been a massive uptick in people recreating outdoors. However, due to the inexperience of those newer adventurers, there’s also been a huge disconnect in how we should respect the environment, wildlife and each other. Thus, this serves as a reminder of how we all should recreate responsibly.
There are plenty of fun outdoor activities near Las Vegas for adventure seekers to fit into your travel plans! From hiking, biking and rock climbing to fishing and kayaking, the Las Vegas area has some of the best outdoorsy things to do that will make you want to go now!
Love is in the air in February and there’s nothing better than going outside to breathe it all in. This coming February, why not ditch break the traditional dinner out and take your sweetheart on one of these adventure-packed romantic Valentine’s Day getaways? Regardless of ages, sparks will ignite, not only for romance, but also your passion for adventure!
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!
DEET-free insect repellents and bug sprays aren’t chocked full of toxic chemicals, smell bad and leave you feeling sticky or greasy to deflect even the toughest blood-sucking mosquitos and stinging insects. There are healthier, natural ways to prevent mosquito bites and insect stings without the icky noxious bug sprays and wipes!
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.
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?
The 7 Leave No Trace principals are the most important rules that are to help protect and preserve the outdoor natural environments and wildlife habitats. These rules apply to camping, on the trail, and on the water. But what do we do about careless people who ignore the concept? Continue reading “7 Leave No Trace Principles – Outdoor Ethics & Etiquette”
Theodore Roosevelt National Park is one of the least visited National Parks. Located in western North Dakota, this crown jewel of the National Parks gets far few visitors than Yellowstone or the Grand Tetons. But, don’t skip this off-the-beaten path park because it’s the perfect solitude-seeking destination that plays host to wildlife viewing, hiking and spiritual connection.