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  • Hiking Tips: Backcountry Hygiene
    HowTo : Posted 05-26-2015

    Hiking Tips: Backcountry Hygiene

    A clean hiker is a happy (and healthy) hiker. A foray into the woods often means you will come out a little bit dirtier than when you went in.

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  • Hiking Tips: Crossing a Stream
    HowTo : Posted 05-11-2015

    Hiking Tips: Crossing a Stream

    When hiking, sooner or later you're going to come across a stream that doesn't have a footbridge to allow a dry crossing. In spring in particular, many creeks and streams run faster and deeper due to snow melt at higher elevations and seasonal rains.

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  • Hiking Tips: Lightning Safety
    HowTo : Posted 05-08-2015

    Hiking Tips: Lightning Safety

    Lightning is among the deadliest natural phenomena on our planet – and summer, the most popular time for hiking, is the most active time of year for storms.

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  • Kid-Friendly Hiking
    HowTo : Posted 02-18-2015

    Kid-Friendly Hiking

    While some people think their days of hiking are “on hold” once they become parents, that's just not the case!

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  • Hiking Tips: Staying Fit in Off-Season
    HowTo : Posted 01-16-2015

    Hiking Tips: Staying Fit in Off-Season

    While it seems like common sense to not go on a fifteen mile downhill knee-breaker in early spring after a long, inactive winter, sometimes we just get caught up in the adventure and excitement of being outdoors.

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  • Hiking Tips: Storing Gear Off-Season
    HowTo : Posted 01-09-2015

    Hiking Tips: Storing Gear Off-Season

    Gear can get expensive, but with these simple storage steps, you can increase the life of your investment.

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  • Duck Hunting: Take It Easy
    HowTo : Posted 12-02-2014

    Duck Hunting: Take It Easy

    Duck hunting is often thought of as an arduous, labor intensive endeavor that involves rising at an insanely early hour, lugging dozens of decoys and enduring inclement weather. But it needn't be there are some alternative tactics that allow you to hunt smart, not hard for web-footed, winged prey this fall.

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  • Cold Weather Hiking
    HowTo : Posted 12-01-2014

    Cold Weather Hiking

    Just because the temperature has fallen like the leaves of a tree doesn't mean you can't have an enjoyable hike outside. With a little extra preparation, hiking in the winter can be every bit as enjoyable as hiking during the warmer months.

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  • Hiking During Hunting Season
    HowTo : Posted 11-25-2014

    Hiking During Hunting Season

    Fall is a fantastic time to enjoy a nice hike on the trails. There are a few simple steps you can take to make sure you stay safe as you hike into this year's hunting season.

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  • Gearing Up For a First Hike
    HowTo : Posted 09-10-2014

    Gearing Up For a First Hike

    The number one rule of clothing yourself for the outdoors is to avoid...

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