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Hiking Bag Essentials For Beginner Hikers

Jeanine Falco

Hiking Bag Essentials For Beginner Hikers

Backpack hiking with a hiking bag has many elements that you are looking for to gain fitness, experiences with nature and non-stressful zen time for yourself. You've made up your mind that you want to start trail hiking. If you are wondering what to bring in your hiking pack and how much is too much, you are not alone. Let's examine what the essentials really are. Outdoor Backpack Hiking Sustenance If your hiking pack has a hydration bladder, you will fill it with fresh water from home. Hydration throughout your trip is vital. If you don't have a hydration bag,...

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Hiking Bag Essentials For Beginners

Jeanine Falco

Hiking Bag Essentials For Beginners

You've made up your mind that backpack hiking has many elements that you are looking for to gain fitness, experiences with nature and non-stressful zen time for yourself.  If you are wondering what to bring in your hiking bag and how much is too much, you are not alone. Let's examine what the essentials really are. Hiking Sustenance Obviously you aren't going to bring your whole fridge or pantry, but you will need nourishment and hydration throughout your trip. That means food and water. If your hiking pack has a hydration bladder, you will fill it with fresh water from...

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Surprisingly Awesome Backpack Hiking In Virginia

Jeanine Falco

Surprisingly Awesome Backpack Hiking In Virginia

Backpack hikers are a community all their own consisting of avid nature enthusiasts who love to explore the Great Outdoors. I find myself always researching new places to hike and new excursions to enjoy. If you find yourself looking to reach new heights and conquer new summits on the map, I urge you to take the State of Virginia into serious consideration. The Black Ridge Trail This area is one of my favorites on the Blue Ridge Parkway. You will enjoy not always having the great views obstructed by trees with barely any sunlight. A portion of this trail from...

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Look Who's Taking Up Backpack Hiking

Jeanine Falco

Look Who's Taking Up Backpack Hiking

Hiking is not just for young people in their twenties. Outdoor enthusiasts of all ages are recognizing the numerous health benefits and the calming effects of the light cardio workout from flat or moderate incline trail walks. Surprisingly, in a world of "cut and paste" joints, many seniors are taking up hiking to strengthen their core and improve their muscles and joints to eliminate these procedures, with enjoying the beauty and wonder of nature as an added plus. How does hiking help the body? Have You Forgotten How To Play? We all start very eager to play as a child....

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Hiking Backpack Trends For Everyday Use

Jeanine Falco

Hiking Backpack Trends For Everyday Use

Regardless of how you are traveling, whether on a bike, airplane or on foot, you want all of your carry essentials to get there safe and sound just like you expect to. Our methods of accomplishing that have changed over the centuries from all types of boxes to luggage to a current trend in hiking backpacks. We're not talking about a kid's book bag style, we are referring to an actual hiking backpack that can withstand weight and has comfortable carry features for the load you need to carry. Different modes of travel require different types and sizes of backpacks....

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