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11 Ways to Prepare to Walk the Camino de Santiago
Here are 11 tips to help you prepare for an extensive hike.
6 Ways of the Camino de Santiago
We tend to choose a Way of Saint James because of the time we have, the landscape, or the difficulty of the journey. Here are brief descriptions of six popular Ways of Saint James or Caminos to Santiago.
8 Tips for Choosing a Backpack
Tips for choosing your next backpack.
Day Trip Checklist
Know the basics to carry in your backpack for a day hike.
First Aid Kit Essentials
Every hiker should carry a small, lightweight, first aid kit. You can buy one or make your own following this suggested list.
Hike Rating System
Iíve adopted the following hike descriptions from the various parks Iíve hiked, including the Red Rock Canyon Conservation Area in Nevada. Once you get to know your own abilities, you can plan your hikes with confidence.
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Let Someone Know Where You Are
Learn from my example, no matter how easy or complex your hike, be sure to let someone know where you are and have a plan if you don't check in with them.
New Hiking Boot Tips
On the hunt for new hiking boots? Here are 6 tips, plus a little advice, on picking your next pair.
Ranger Confidential Book Review
A review of Andrea Lankford's book Ranger Confidential: living, working, and dying in the national parks.
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