How to Pack a Backpack from REI

Whoopppp, too many words to write… let’s watch some video instead. This video is featuring an packing backpack method by the mighty REI (haha, everyone knows them)

Day Hiking Safety [Checklist]

Proper planning is important. Obtain trail maps, guidebooks, trail distance, estimated time required and any other information before you leave on a hike. Keep trail maps and guidebooks in a waterproof ziplock bag. Check weather conditions and forecast. Consider the ability level of everyone in your group, when choosing a hike. It’s very important to…

Basic Rules for All Hikers

1. Plan your trip in advance Know where you are going, and how long it takes to get there. Use a map, plan your route, be sure the distances between rest stops are realistic and within your abilities. Check the weather predictions. Wear and take clothing suitable to the place and to the weather. Wear…

The Eight Basic Camping Skills

1. Outdoor Manners and Rules of the Road A. Care and respect for public property Do not pick flowers or other plants Cross private property only with permission from the owner Leave things as you find them or better – Leave only footprints, Take only pictures B. NEVER accept a lift from anyone you don¹t…