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Hiking Info: Hiking Trails Near Me - Finding The Best Local Hikes

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 Info: Altitude Sickness While Hiking: Symptoms and Treatment

Concerned about altitude sickness? Learn all about common symptoms, forms of treatment and Backroads' expert advice on prevention.

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.

Hiking Info: How to Read a Topographic Map for Hiking

By consulting a topographic map before your hike, you can gauge the hike’s level of difficulty and be better prepared for the trail ahead.

Hiking Info: Hiking With Kids: Tips & Tricks

Want expert advice on hiking with kids? Here’s what to know and plan for to ensure a safe and successful outdoor adventure for the whole family.

Hiking Info: Hiking and Blisters: Expert Advice for Blister Care and Prevention

Blisters can ruin any hiking trip. Get expert advice on what you need to know about blister care—from prevention to treatment.

Hiking Info: How to Get Back on the Right Path When Lost

Expert advice on safety tips for being lost. How to safely plan your hike and find your bearings to get safely back on track if you lose your way.

Hiking Info: Hiking Tips & Skills

Plan your route, prepare for your hike, leave no trace and always remember – safety first! Hiking tips and skills to make outside your best side.

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