a rattlesnake crossing a hiking trail

How to Avoid Rattlesnakes While Hiking

Snakes are venomous creatures that you should, at all times, avoid while hiking. We've gathered everything you need to know about avoiding snakes in this article.
two people walking downhill on a grass field

What Causes Knee Pain When Hiking Downhill?

You'd think that hiking downhill would be a lot easier than hiking uphill. That's not always the case. Let's have a look at why you might feel knee pain while hiking downhill.
woman walking through the woods with a backpack

Why Your Hands Might Swell When Hiking

Knowing why your hands swell when hiking and how you can prevent it from happening can improve your overall hiking experience. Here's what you can do to prevent it.
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How to Keep a Neck Gaiter from Slipping

When you're out hiking in the cold, a neck gaiter keeps you warm. But nothing's more annoying than a neck gaiter that keeps slipping. Here's how to avoid it.
woman wearing brown hiking boots with mountains in the background

Why You Should Wear Wool Socks for Hiking

There are many different types of hiking socks available out there, but wool socks are by far the best in our opinion. And in this article, we're breaking down exactly why.
a pair of hiking boots in the middle of the desert

How to Make Hiking Boots More Comfortable

Sore feet and blisters is not the way you want to end a cozy, long hike with your friends and family. In this article, I'll go over a few things you can do to avoid it.