Hiking 101

Hiking is a great way to stay connected to nature while staying healthy and active. Here you’ll find our resources have to help you confidently hit the trail with information on what to bring, what to wear, and great food ideas to keep you fueled on your adventure!

Megan standing at the edge of a trail overlooking a river and canyon walls

Hiking 101

Hiking is a great way to stay connected to nature while staying healthy and active. Here you’ll find our resources have to help you confidently hit the trail with information on what to bring, what to wear, and great food ideas to keep you fueled on your adventure!

Flatlay of all the hiking 10 essentials with numbers

10 Hiking Essentials

These are the basic essentials that you should carry on every day hike. Read more to learn what they are and why they are important!

Michael and Megan being silly for the camera on a snowy trail

Winter Hiking Basics

If you’re new to hiking in winter or in the snow, this guide will help orient you to the basics including how to plan your hike and stay safe & warm.

Megan walking on a snowy trail with Wizard Island in the background

Winter Hiking Gear & Clothing

Learn about the right clothes to wear hiking in winter, how to layer properly, and important footwear & gear to keep you safe and comfortable.

Michael hiking on a trail bordered by green and orange ferns

What to Wear Hiking in Fall

Everything you need to know about layering for fall hiking!

Megan pulling a granola bar out of a stasher bag

The Best Hiking Snacks

Stay fueled on the trail with these easy hiking snack ideas (homemade and store-bought).

A pair of hiking boots filled with gifts. A Christmas tree is in the background

30 Best Gifts for Hikers

Need a gift idea for someone who loves hiking? These gifts are great (and useful!) ideas for the hiker in your life.

Make Your Own Hiking Food!