Though many people enjoy hiking during the warmer months, there seems to be a precipitous drop-off as soon as winter arrives. One of the main reasons for that is snow; while it might be easy … Read more
Sometimes it doesn’t make sense to carry your ice axe in hand. Knowing how to carry or attach an ice axe to your backpack is important. By attaching the axe correctly to your pack, you … Read more
Why trail runners for winter hiking? They keep your feet warm and comfortable even in long hikes.
Winter hiking takes some additional skill and navigation. You’ll have to carry more gear, regulate body temperature, and pay extra careful to the trail. There are also other dangers such as ice and hypothermia. This … Read more
Kahtoola Microspikes are footwear traction devices mainly made for hiking, ice fishing and trail running. They make hiking on icy surfaces a lot easier. To compare, if you are looking to walk the dog or … Read more
Winter layers systems are done on both the upper and lower body. When done right, a good layering system will keep you dry and warm. Let’s take a look in further detail on how to … Read more
I remember my first time snowshoeing and having the same questions as you, “how do I snowshoe?”, “what size snowshoes do I need?”, “do I need special boots for snowshoeing?” And what I found is … Read more