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Hiking Pack - Do THIS Before You Go On Any Hike

Jeanine Falco

Hiking Pack -  Do THIS  Before You Go On Any Hike

A hiking pack is all you need to hit the trail and enjoy a hike, right?  Wrong!  It’s a great first step but the best and most important thing to do first, is to learn.  You may ask, “what’s so hard about traipsing through a forest or meadow wearing a backpack and enjoying nature?”  It’s not meant to be hard, but it can quickly become difficult unless you take some time to learn about these important hiking issues. Once you’ve chosen your hiking trail, if you do a bit of research on the location, weather and information about the area,...

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Lightweight Backpack – School Is Out Soon; Oh No – Bored Kids!

Jeanine Falco

Lightweight Backpack – School Is Out Soon; Oh No – Bored Kids!

Lightweight backpack hikes can help having to endlessly entertain your kids especially during school vacations.  It can be exhausting for you to suggest activities that kids reject from stubbornness, right?   When you teach a child about Nature, you’re opening a door to explore that will forever widen. Speaking of exploring, let’s dig into why hiking will motivate benefit the kids physically and mentally, and how to get started enjoying hikes as a family. Cultivate Their Need To Investigate During A Hike From the time babies and toddlers can first see and touch, they are mesmerized by everything around them.  Help...

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Black Backpack – For Hiking; Is It A No Or A Go?

Jeanine Falco

Black Backpack – For Hiking; Is It A No Or A Go?

A black backpack is a sharp looking pack, there’s no doubt.  Some hikers gravitate towards bright colors and often, personalities come into play when deciding what color hiking backpack to choose.  Can you go wrong with color choice?  Are you wondering if there are benefits or deterrents to certain colors?  Let’s clear up the confusion with some facts about colors in the wild. There are some differences regarding use of a hiking style backpack. Where will you be using it?  Some folks carry the same pack to work, on a hike and for travel.  Where and how you are using...

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Backpacking Pack – I’m Giving Up Hiking For Good!

Jeanine Falco

Backpacking Pack – I’m Giving Up Hiking For Good!

Your backpacking pack is all set to go and you are really psyched about your hike. Don't cave in to the scare of ticks and Lyme Disease. Instead, protect yourself against Lyme disease from a tick bite before you head out. Current hysteria about ticks; yes you should take it seriously, but don't stop enjoying a great outdoor hike. You don’t have to cover your body in toxic Deet. Instead, adapt the theory that “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Here’s how you can keep doing what you love while preventing disease! Hikers;  You Can Avoid...

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Backpacking Backpack – 8 Ways To Make Your Trek Safer

Jeanine Falco

Backpacking Backpack – 8 Ways To Make Your Trek Safer

Backpacking backpack hikers, your love of the outdoors inspires you to get out there and be part of it.  In addition to the sheer enjoyment of your hike, there’s a challenge in knowing you can complete the adventure with minimal to no obstacles, right?   Experienced hikers know that is not always the case, but beginners can help protect themselves on and off the trail, insuring a safe return, by preparation use of these eight safety tips. Leave A Trace – Just Not On The Hiking Trail Your backpacking backpack trip should begin before you ever set foot on the trail. ...

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