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Hiking Near Me – This Will Blow Your Mind!

Jeanine Falco

Hiking Near Me – This Will Blow Your Mind!

Hiking near me.  Is this something you don’t think exists?  Do you envision your sleepy little town as somewhere that couldn’t possibly have any hiking trails?  You don’t have to travel a long distance to enjoy some day hiking in your own area.  Here’s how you can check your local vicinity for trails and find some options that make perfect sense for the hike you want to take. Backpack Hikes Can Be Done Just About Anywhere You may have a preference to mountain hiking, or waterfront hikes.  Maybe forests interest you.  You may want family friendly trails in your home...

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Day Hiking Backpack; Who’s Doing That?

Jeanine Falco

Day Hiking Backpack; Who’s Doing That?

A day hiking backpack trip can help shake your winter blues. The entire family, from toddlers to grandparents, are taking up snowshoe hiking and having a blast. But what really motivates or inspires folks to brave the winter cold and snow? Winter school and college breaks can mean boredom. Do you tend to hibernate like a bear when the temperatures drop? Find out who is drawn to winter hiking and why in the world people actually enjoy wearing snowshoes on a cold weather hike. Hiking Day Jaunts Make Perfect Sense Walking on snowshoes has been popular for centuries. Many ski...

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Winter Hiking; What’s Stopping Your Backpack Adventures?

Jeanine Falco

Winter Hiking;  What’s Stopping Your Backpack Adventures?

Winter hiking brings a whole new perspective to hiking backpack trips. If you’re settling indoors for the next four months, you could be missing out on some awesome explorations.  Sure, it’s cold and a bit harder to navigate through snow, but the landscape is completely different and there is plenty of adventure to behold during a winter hike. What makes you scoff at winter snow hikes?  Here is how you get over the negativity and ideas of where to winter hike, both on snowy trails and warmer climates. Backpack Hiking Need Not Be On Icy Mountains  You don’t have to...

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Backpacks For Men; What’s All The Hype About Backpack Hiking?

Jeanine Falco

Backpacks For Men; What’s All The Hype About Backpack Hiking?

Backpacks for men in past centuries often consisted of burlap sacks tied on a stick. You might have a vision of a hobo carrying a get-up like that.  Today, backpack manufacturers are keenly aware of the love of backpack hiking, but it’s not just men that carry hiking packs.  More women are learning the adventure that lies in trail backpack hikes.  The current hype can be explained by the growing numbers of men and women taking up the sport of hiking and loving it. Is Hiking Really Loved By Both Sexes? Do women really enjoy the bugs, the strange nature...

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Backpacking Backpacks – 2 Critical Things That Age You

Jeanine Falco

Backpacking Backpacks – 2 Critical Things That Age You

Backpacking backpacks used on a great hike in nature has benefits beyond what you may think.  Nobody likes the thought of their body aging, but hiking can become a challenge for folks over 50. Depending on where you hike, you’ll see all ages of people realizing some impressive goals on the trail.  Do you know what will age you faster?  Here are two things that are significant factors that are necessary to prolong body aging. Hikers Maintain Strength In Their Bodies Chances are, if you were active in your younger years, you will remain so as you age. Unless you...

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