Hiking

Hiking

How to Prep for Your First Overnight Backpacking Trip

Overnight backpacking trips are both exciting and hard work. When you’re spending the night out, the mental freedom, the knowledge that a fun trip will last even longer, might cause you to overlook necessary preparations. Let’s take a look at some basics of how to prep for your first overnight backpacking trip.  Tip #1: Do...

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Hiking

Top 5 Places to Go Hiking Near Albany

Why Hike? Hiking is not all just nature and views and spectacular sunsets. It’s also stress relief, a chance to change your everyday sights, to gain a fresh perspective on the world. And, above all, hiking is healthy. Just 7 hours of activity a week, and you increase your length of life by a whole …...

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Hiking, News

The 20 Most Beautiful Hikes

But how puny and harmless they now looked beside this huge and terrific incarnation of hate, of vengeance and of death. The man himself, for such I may call him, was fully fifteen feet in height and, on Earth, would have weighed some four hundred pounds. He sat his mount as we sit a horse, …...

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Featured, Hiking

Lake Mountain: Some days elapsed, and ice and icebergs all astern

Like its master, it was entirely devoid of hair, but was of a dark slate color and exceeding smooth and glossy.

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Camping, Hiking

Hiking and camping in summer Alaska

Unordered List Ere this, you must have plainly seen the truth of what I started with—that the Sperm Whale and the Right Whale have almost entirely different heads To sum up, then: in the Right Whale’s there is no great well of sperm; no ivory teeth at all; no long, slender mandible of a lower …...

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Featured, Hiking

There, among some young pine trees and furze bushes

And his mount! How can earthly words describe it! It towered ten feet at the shoulder; had four legs on either side; a broad flat tail, larger at the tip than at the root, and which it held straight out behind while running; a gaping mouth which split its head from its snout to its …...

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Hike Of The Week, Photos, Rafting/Kayaking

White Water Rafting: Top 5 U.S. Locations

It did so indeed, and much sooner than she had expected: before she had drunk half the bottle, she found her head pressing against the ceiling.

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