Preparing For Uphill Hiking: Best Exercises To Get You In Shape

which exercise helps prepare for uphill hiking?

If you’re planning a multi-day hike and you’re wondering which exercise helps prepare for uphill hiking, you’ve come to the right place.

Today I’m going to share with you some of my favorite exercises (and proper ways to do them), as well as the importance of preparing for an uphill hike.

Vegetarian Backpacking Meals – Stack Up On Energy!

Vegetarian Backpacking Meals

No matter how long you plan on hiking, you have to have your meals for the day ready, so your body can complete your demanding tasks.

Many of the pre-packed foods available in the stores are not a good solution because the foods are over-processed and can’t last long enough for a backpacking trip.

The ideal foods for backpacking should be lightweight, full of nutrients and good energy providers. And they should be able to last long enough to cover your trip.

Check my advice on vegetarian backpacking meals and start the hiking adventure!

Does Polyester Keep You Warm – Is It Enough to Fight the Cold?

Is Polyester Warm?

Polyester is one of, or even the most used materials for clothing today. It’s an affordable material that is great for mass production of clothing elements, bags, shoes and even some tents.

A lot of people are wondering is it retaining the warmth and should they buy items that are made of polyester.

The general opinion is that you should buy more expensive clothing which is stuffed with down, but that’s a much more expensive option, and it’s not resistant to moisture.

So, I thought that it’s time for me to give my own input on the subject is polyester warm, and should you buy anything that is made of it.

How to Fix Heel Slippage in Boots – Stay Steady on the ground With These Tricks!

How to Fix Heel Slippage in Boots

The main purpose of boots is to protect your feet, provide you the comfort needed for long walks and to secure the much-needed stability when you’re hiking rough terrain.

There are several causes for heel slippage, but they are mostly caused by some aspect of the boots.

Having trouble walking is just one of the many problems that boot slippage can cause.

If you had or you are having that problem right now, check these helpful tips on how to fix heel slippage in boots.

A Practical Guide: How To Wash A North Face Jacket

How To Wash A North Face Jacket

When purchasing your clothes, you usually choose the model that best fits you or the one that you feel the most comfortable in.

You might also have a favorite color or material, or even a brand.

However, rarely do people pay attention to one very important aspect- how to properly care for the garment you buy.

Believe me; it can sometimes be quite challenging or even impossible to wash certain pieces of wardrobe at your home.

All this is especially evident when it comes to caring for winter clothes, especially jackets.

The materials used for making jackets usually require special care or even dry cleaning which can be quite expensive.

Pelican vs Yeti, Which Coolers are better? – The Final Debate

Pelican Vs Yeti

Which cooler should take the job of keeping your groceries fresh while you are on your outdoor adventure?

Yeti vs Pelican are the two most popular brands in this category, and each claims that it’s the best. I used both of them, and today I will help you realize their advantages and disadvantages.

How to Waterproof a Backpack the Best Way – Melanie Answers

How to Waterproof a Backpack

Hiking or trekking in the rain isn’t everyone’s cup of tea, but I reckon it can be pretty fun. You can don waterproof jacket and pants, and you’ll probably be pretty comfortable.

But what about all that precious gear in your backpack, just waiting to get wet?

Well, in this article I’m going to share some techniques and useful tips to keep your backpack and your gear dry and safe.

If you want a genuinely waterproof pack, you need to head to sailing or marine shops and look at brands like Seal Line.

They create stuff specifically for kayakers and other water-based sports. But, don’t expect these to be cheap because the quality just doesn’t come cheap.

Dress for Success: My Guide on What to Wear on a Hiking Date

What to Wear on a Hiking Date

If hiking is in your system and you simply cannot do without it, you should definitely try a hiking date.

It is a great idea to show your potential love partner what you are passionate about right away and see if he or she will be able to fit into your lifestyle.

Why? Well, if you are constantly on the go you do not want to end up with a couch potato.

Besides, isn’t it romantic to spend a day in nature and end it with a kiss, with a colorful sunset behind you? A movie-like scene, don’t you agree?

Alas! Nothing comes easy in life, and be you a boy or a girl it will not be easy to dress sexy if your date is taking place on a muddy trail in a humid forest, or a windy mountain, or..well to be honest, almost anywhere people hike these days.

10 Best Songs for a Fun Hiking Trip

Hiking Songs

I don't know about you, but I really can't imagine a day without music, let alone a hiking trip. A walk in nature simply isn't complete if you don't bring music with you, so I'm more likely to forget my food than an mp3 player.

When I'm ready for my trip these are the best hiking songs that are always coming with me:

Get Hyped Before You Go – 10 Best Hiking Movies To Set You In The Mood For An Adventure

Hiking movies

Everybody loves to watch a good movie, right?

Nothing gets you pumped up for a hiking trip like watching a movie devoted to the topic. I’ve seen many of those, and liked them all. Here is my list of 10 best adventure hiking movies for some outdoor inspiration: