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Outdoor Backpack | 6 Mind-Blowing Hikes In Arizona To Plan This Winter

Jeanine Falco

Outdoor Backpack |  6 Mind-Blowing Hikes In Arizona To Plan This Winter

Your outdoor backpack should not be put in the closet this winter if you live in snow country.  There is great hiking weather in many parts of the country where the crowds are actually less and backpacking comfort is much better.  Arizona is an awesome place to plan a nice trip and take advantage of incredible hiking venues.  Here are six places that you may want to consider for the ultimate hiking experience this winter. There’s No Grander Hiking Then Grand Canyon National Park Having just celebrated its 100th anniversary this year, The Grand Canyon National Park in NW Arizona...

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Travel Backpack; Why is Hiking The #1 Adventure Of Travelers?

Jeanine Falco

Travel Backpack;  Why is Hiking The #1 Adventure Of Travelers?

A travel backpack is something you’ll want to have along on your next vacation.  Popular trends show that hiking is the number one preferred adventure of travelers. As of 2019, hiking is replacing yoga as the preferred fitness activity.  But the question is, why?  Why are folks of all ages taking up hiking, even if they are already fit and energetic or older in age?   What is the draw that is causing hiking to be deemed the number one adventure, especially when traveling? Jobs Prevent People From Enjoying Nature Hikes Many people are not fortunate enough to work outdoors.  Are...

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Backpack Bag - 5 Items You Mustn’t Leave Home On A Backpack Trip

Jeanine Falco

Backpack Bag - 5 Items You Mustn’t Leave Home On A Backpack Trip

A backpack bag normally includes hiking gear and your daily essentials for the length of trip you’re taking.  Most of us can figure out the basics, such as food, water, sunscreen, extra clothing and a sleeping bag.  Have you ever taken a vacation or day trip where you wished you had included something in your travel bag that you didn’t?  Here are 5 main things that you won’t want to leave behind for the best hiking experience. Hikers Will See More Than Gorgeous Scenery Along The Trail How great is the fact that today’s cell phones have considerably high resolution...

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Hiking Pack; Depression and Mood Changes During Backpack Hiking

Jeanine Falco

Hiking Pack; Depression and Mood Changes During Backpack Hiking

Hiking pack nature jaunts are becoming more therapeutic as evidence mounts to the fact that exposure to nature has a direct link to mental health. This is the reason why more hiking and nature trails at the outskirts of large cities are offering urban hiking areas.  City residents are known to have a 20% higher risk of anxiety and an alarming 40% increased risk of mood disorders when compared to rural dwellers.  Have you ever wondered why you love watching sunsets and feel happier when the sun shines?  Let’s examine the premise that hiking can be used as a means...

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Lightweight Backpack; Should You Be Hiking Like A Girl ?

Jeanine Falco

Lightweight Backpack; Should You Be Hiking Like A Girl ?

Lightweight backpack hikes by women, female hikers are becoming more prominent among nature enthusiasts by completing thru-hikes and extremely challenging treks through the wilderness.  Whenever women take a spotlight in previously male-oriented sports, job or task, it empowers all women to try.  It changes perceptions that the former “weaker sex” cannot or do not have the male stamina to successfully hike.  Men make awesome hikers also, of course, but when you hike like a girl, this is what you can expect.  It might not be a bad idea for men to take some of these tips from the ladies and...

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