How Long Should You Wait Before Hiking After Rain?

Hiking on a mountain trail after rain.

If hiking is already a challenge, hiking after a downpour rain will be doubly challenging. However, hiking after rain comes with some benefits. First, the trail won’t be busy because many hikers want to avoid wet and slippery grounds. Moreover, you’ll see better and greener trees and plants when hiking after rain. Plus, you’ll notice … Read more

What to Bring & Wear on a Hike Date?

Couples went for a hiking date in a wood weather.

Any budding romantic relationship needs time of togetherness, and what better way to kindle a romantic fire than to go on hiking with your object of affection. Hiking as a date, of course, makes for a killer date. So, it will surely be a good idea to take your beloved on a hiking date. The … Read more

Best Hiking Shoes for Wide Feet Women

Women with wide feet hiking through the hiking trail.

“The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step,” said Lao Tzu, and I think this saying applies well to many women hikers out there. Yet, if you’re a woman with wide feet, how can you make that first step if you’re not comfortable with the shoes you’re wearing? The good thing is … Read more

Best Food to Bring on a Hike

When my friend and I had just started our backpacking group several years ago, we needed to brainstorm about the right food we would bring in our backpacking adventures. We had the initial food list that would surely make you chuckle, for the list contained foods that were not suited for backpacking. We’ve matured at … Read more

Hiking Date Makeup Guide & Tips

Girl with makeup on when hiking with boyfriend.

Have you ever thought about whether you can turn a hiking adventure into a perfect date? Well, if you would ask me, I would say: “Yes, you can, because going on a hiking date with your boyfriend can be an excellent way to build fantastic memories with him.” I would vouch for this idea for some … Read more

How Many Miles Can You Hike In A Day?

Long distance day-hiking.

Earlier this year, I was challenged by my friend to make a 22-mile trek along the Kalalau Trail/ Napali Coast, Hawaii, and so I started thinking about how long it would take me to finish that 22-mile trail. Of course, an average person can hike 2 to 3 miles per hour. Given this capability, an … Read more