Tips for Hiking With Children

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Hiking is an excellent way of bonding with your children and gets them connected to the wilderness at a young age. However, it can also be daunting for the parent planning the hike.  To successfully go out on the trail with your kids, here are ten tips that will help you and … Read more

Harmful effects of the mountain climbing

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Climbing all the way to reach the mountaintop is surely a rewarding experience. In addition to the climbing thrill, the unique solitary environment and sweeping views around are sure to please your eyes and keep you motivated to reach the peak and enjoy the scenery from the top.  However, mountain climbing is … Read more

Safety Tips for Hiking in the Mountains

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Immersive, adventurous, fun – there is no doubt that hiking is one of those low-impact workouts that not only gives us a wide range of health benefits but also satisfies our spirit. Any person whose soul is bound to travel would never miss the peace and quiet, the breathtaking sceneries, and the … Read more

Cooking Tips for the Mountains

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You will need food when you go hiking or camping in the mountains. It is nice to stuff your backpacks with essential things like food and water to survive the long and exhausting hike. Also, you would also like to cook to save yourselves from hunger. It happens especially when you plan on staying longer … Read more

What are the 7 Summits

A View of Mount Everest facing toward the Base Camp

Seven Wonders of the World. Seven Deadly Sins. Seven Ages of Man. Seven Continents of the World. Seven Colors of the Rainbow. Seven is a number that often represents many things, finds itself in titles and brands, and is even a lucky number for others. But have you ever heard of the … Read more

Myanmar Hike- Hkakabo Razi

The Greater Himalayan Mountain Range where Hkakabo Razi belongs

Location: Kachin, Myanmar Elevation: 5,881 meters Myanmar is a Southeast Asian country known for its pristine beaches and interconnecting canals. But did you know that its highest peak, the Hkakabo Razi, is reputed to be the highest mountain in Southeast Asia? Among the many features of Myanmar, this escalating landform has challenged … Read more

Patagonia Trek

Argentina Glacier in Patagonia region

About Patagonia At the southern end of South America lies a sparsely populated region called Patagonia, which is shared by Argentina and Chile. The region consists of the south section of the Andes Mountains, lakes, fjords, and glaciers in the west and deserts, tablelands, and steppes to the east. Patagonia is bounded … Read more

Lhotse Climb

South Face of Lhotse, as seen from Chukhung Ri

Location: Border of Province No. 1, Nepal and Tibet Autonomous Region, China Elevation: 8,516 meters Everybody is familiar with the tallest mountain of the world, Mt. Everest. But did you know that just south of this towering landform is the fourth highest peak in the world? It’s true, and this mountain is … Read more

Vinson Massif Expedition

Mount Vinson, Vinson Massif’s tallest peak, as seen from Vinson Plateau

Location: Antartica Elevation: 4,892 meters   People travel far and about among the widely inhabited and civilized locations of the world. Mountaineers would buckle themselves on a ride to climb Asia’s tallest mountain, Mt. Everest, while other hikers would book a flight to Kilimanjaro for Africa’s highest peak. But little of most … Read more

Grand Canyon National Park

A view of the Grand Canyon with a Rainbow from Hopi Point

“There will never be a photograph of the Grand Canyon that can adequately describe its depth, breadth, and true beauty.” This is a quote from Stefanie Payne, author of the book “A Year in the National Parks: The Greatest American Road Trip,” navigated around all of America’s 59 national parks with National … Read more

PuthaHiunchuli Expedition

A view of a mountain in Nepal with smoky clouds on its peak is seen from a green field

Location: Nepal Elevation: 7 246 meters About PuthaHiunchuli If you are looking for a climbing spot without much technical difficulty and avalanche dangers, Mount PuthaHiunchuli in Nepal is the best, and add this on your bucket list if you are looking for extra adrenaline rush adventure by skiing down on the mountain’s … Read more

Mount Rainier Expedition

Northeastern face of Mount Rainier

Location: west-central Washington state Elevation: 4, 393 meters If one wishes to climb a mountain that hits the records, Mount Rainier is the summit to beat! Other than its distinct geologic and astounding glacial features, it is the highest volcanic peak of the contiguous United States. At 14,410 feet, it is known … Read more

Machu Picchu Expedition

View of Machu Picchu

Location:Cordillera de Vilcabamba, Andes Mountains, Peru Elevation:2430 meters Do you wish to have the chance to hike one of UNESCO’s World Heritage Sights? Twenty-five minutes away from Lima, Peru’s Capital, rests one of the most glorious frozen time entities you could hike. What the universe calls “The Lost City of the Incas,” … Read more

Mount Jarvis Trek

View of the Snowy Mount Jarvis

Location:Alaska, United States of America Elevation:4,091 meters An eroded shield volcano, found in the Wrangell Mountains in Eastern Alaska, Mount Jarvis, is part of the Wrangell-Saint Elias National Park. It is 10 miles from the summit of Mount Wrangell and nearby is a series of grand cliffs and spectacular icefalls. Do you … Read more

Ecuador Volcanoes

View of the Summit of Chimborazo

Location:Ecuador What do you know about Ecuador? Did you know that Ecuador is the closest country to outer space and that it is the only nation in the world named after a geographical feature? Or that it’s also the first country to recognize the rights of nature formally? Familiar with Evolution? Its … Read more

Pico de Orizaba

Peak of the tallest mountain of Mexio, Pico de Orizaba

Location:Mexico Housing a majority of the country’s best hiking spots, the Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt stretches from the Gulf of Mexico to the Pacific Ocean. The Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt is also referred to as the Transvolcanic Belt, the Sierra Nevada, and the EjeVolcanico Transversal. Located in Central-Southern, Mexico, it snows at the highest … Read more

Matterhorn Ascent

Glaciated Matterhorn seen from the Domhütte (Valais)

Location:Switzerland Elevation: 4,478 meters Dubbed as “The Mountain of the Mountains,” Matterhorn, a large rocky, almost-symmetrical pyramidal mountain in Switzerland, is every mountaineer’s dream. They call it Cervino in Italy, and Mont Cervin in France, and probably the most iconic mountain in the entire Swiss Alps. With an elevation of 4, 478 … Read more

Mt. Olympus

Peak of the tallest mountain o Greece, Mount Olympus

Location:Olympus Range, Greece Elevation:2,917 meters Long ago, the Greeks have believed and worshipped the mighty gods and the majestic, powerful goddesses. Zeus, the god of lightning, his wife, Hera, and ten of the other remaining Olympian gods were taled to have lived in their royal and regal abode on Mt. Olympus. Adorned … Read more

Huayna Potosi Climb

A view of Huayna Potosi from Condoriri Summit

Location: Bolivia Elevation: 6, 088 meters Bolivia might be one of the least known countries in South America being underdeveloped and landlocked in nature, but it is home to some of the most magnificent sceneries in the world, the enormous expanses of the Uyuni Salta plains, the towering heights of the Cordillera … Read more

Mt. Whitney

East Face of Mount Whitney

Location: East-Central California, United States of America Elevation: 4,421 meters. As the tallest peak in the Sierra Nevada and contiguous United States, Mount Whitney is California’s highest major peak and the country’s second-highest point, just after Denali in Alaska. Mount Whitney is located in East-Central California, United States of America, just around … Read more

Mt. Washington Expedition

Mount Washington viewed from Seattle

Location: Sargent’s Purchase, Coös County, New Hampshire, U.S. Elevation: 6,288.2 feet About Mount Washington The record-holding “Mount Washington” isn’t only famous for its extreme 231-mile-per-hour land-based weather station recorded winds (during April 1934). But is also known as the highest point of the northeastern United States. This spot isn’t only for mountaineers, … Read more

Ama Dablam Climb

A Classic View of AmaDablam as seen from Khumbu

Location:Khumbu, Nepal Elevation: 6, 812 meters If you know folk musician Roy Harper, you must also be familiar with Nick Harper, the English singer-songwriter whose songs have brought him to reach different places for his renowned tours and impressive albums! In his 2010 album “The Last Guitar,” he has included a song … Read more

Ultimate Guide to GPS and Satellite Communicators

When going outdoors, whether for a hike or for other activities and adventures, it is essential to carry helpful things that will aid in your survival, especially when emergencies happen. Aside from first aid kits, bringing with you a GPS unit and a satellite communicator is also a great idea. Not only … Read more

What to Wear Hiking: The Only Guide You Need to Read

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We all have that outdoorsy friend who spends weekends conquering mountains and camping next to cascading waterfalls. She’s invited you to go hiking with her and you’re excited about getting out of your comfort zone. But you’re stumped: you’re not sure what to wear hiking. Don’t worry! We’ve got your back. Here’s … Read more

Beginner Mountains: Beginner Guide to Climbing Mount Fuji

If you want a perfect image to represent Japan, then the ideal, snow-capped cone of Mt. Fuji should be number one on your list. Mount Fuji is not just great to look at. It is also a high mountain to climb. In fact, we bet that it is on several people’s bucket … Read more

Guide in Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro

Guide in Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro

Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania stands at 19,341 feet or 5,895 meters. It is considered the highest peak in Africa, and it is the world’s tallest free-standing mountain. Aside from that, Mount Kilimanjaro is also the world’s tallest walkable mountain. However, to reach the summit, you must pass through five distinct climate zones … Read more

5 Need-to-Know Tips for Hiking with Kids

Hiking is a great way to get exercise and bond with your child. When you are in the woods away from electronics, it is a great time to create a stronger bond. You can talk about how things are going or just enjoy the time out in nature. There is a lot … Read more

Healthy Foot Care Tips for Hikers

Walking and hiking are some of the most common outdoor activities where you can be active and enjoy nature. Whether you’re just going out into the woods with your dog or camping out for a few days with your best biddies, knowing how to care for your feet before walking properly or … Read more

Protecting Your Eyes While Hiking

If you like hiking, then you’ve probably given plenty of thought about the right footwear, lightweight gears, and even suitable clothing. But as you get ready for comfort and protection before you go on the trail, do not forget that you have to protect your eyes, too. Spending some time in the … Read more

How To Choose Hiking Shoes For Women

There are different types of hiking shoes for women. Thus, choosing a pair for the first time can be a bit daunting. If you want to know how to choose the women’s hiking shoes, read this simple guide with the most important things to discover. Here goes: Hiking shoes should be waterproof … Read more