Are you afraid of getting lost in the woods? Don't let that restrict your hiking hobby! Here's tips how to act if you get lost. Part 2/2: Hiking outside marked trails.
Are you afraid of getting lost in the woods? Don't let that restrict your hiking hobby! Here's tips how to act if you get lost. Part 1/2: Hiking along marked trails.
Orienteering/navigating is one of the most important wilderness skills. However, a hiker doesn't need to be nearly as skilled as a cross-country runner who runs from one checkpoint to next. Hiking kind of orienteering is fun!
Right now the ice on lakes is thawing out. It's not possible to walk or ski on the lakes, but it's not possible to canoe on them either. This happens for a couple of weeks every late autumn and late winter. See pics!
Last week I told about the principles of my headlamp test. Now I reveal the top lamps, and tell how they have performed during six years of heavy use.
How is it decided what equipment to test in an outdoor magazine? And more interestingly, how is it decided how to test? What are the important factors?
What is spring? Walking on paths decorated with green and flowers? Or skiing?