Hiking Info: Leave No Trace: Responsible Hiking Best Practices
Expert advice on Leave No Trace principles and practices. How to minimize your impact on nature and the ecosystem for sustainable and responsible recreation.
Learn everything you need to know about hiking sticks—from benefits to correct sizing to proper use on the trail.
From maps and navigation to water purification and safety, this expert advice covers the best hiking apps and gadgets to have on your next hiking adventure.
Choosing the right hiking backpacks for all your outdoor adventures—what you need to know about functions, features and the perfect fit.
Want expert advice on how to waterproof hiking boots? Get step-by-step instructions about how to care for and extend the life of your footwear.
Learn how to find the best hiking socks for various outdoor activities, as well as the benefits of wool hiking socks over synthetic hiking socks.
Want expert advice on choosing the right hydration pack for your next hike? This buying guide covers styles and all you need to know!
Ever wondered, Are there hiking trails near me? Get advice from the experts about how to locate and to learn about nearby walking and hiking trails.
Hiking while pregnant is a great way to exercise. Of all the pregnancy workouts, it’s one of the best! Just make sure to follow these safety tips.
Blisters can ruin any hiking trip. Get expert advice on what you need to know about blister care—from prevention to treatment.
Concerned about altitude sickness? Learn all about common symptoms, forms of treatment and Backroads' expert advice on prevention.