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  • How to plan your hiking trips

    Posted by Jackie Semltd on 
    Tuesday, February 28, 2012

    Every trip into the hills or mountains needs to be planned in advance to some extent. How much planning is required naturally depends on a number of factors, for example, the difficulty and length of the route, the time of year, the weather conditions expected and prior knowledge of the route. Normally pre-trip planning will require close study of the map and selecting a route bearing in mind the ...

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  • Mountain Wedding Ideas for alternative couples

    Posted by Jackie Semltd on 
    Monday, February 27, 2012

    Planning a wedding that is different and reflects your own interests and spirit is pretty important to many couples nowadays. There are many different beautiful options for wedding planners to choose from; however, one of the most wonderful and increasingly popular types of weddings that you can choose is a mountain wedding setting. The natural beauty of a mountain is undeniably perfect for having...

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  • Victories taken by Pintauralt and Mancuso

    Posted by Jackie Semltd on 
    Friday, February 24, 2012

    Austria's Marcel Hirscher seized a narrow lead in the World Cup standings despite being beaten by final winner Alexis Pinturault in the quarter-finals of the parallel slalom in Moscow. France's Pinturault snatched his first World Cup win at the expense of Germany's Felix Neureuther and confirmed he was one of the brightest hopes of the sport. The 20-year-old skier from Courchevel had already finis...

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  • Must-knows about cold weather hiking

    Posted by Jackie Semltd on 
    Thursday, February 23, 2012

    Cold Weather Hiking can be just as much fun and exciting as a usual summer hiking trip. But there are precautions and need-to-know preparations to make sure the trip will also be a safe and successful one. Alaska Heliskiing1. What to Wear. In the wonderful world of hiking, there are many different options for you to try out when it comes to clothing. However, it is very important that you know and...

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  • How to manage your overall hiking rhythm

    Posted by Jackie Semltd on 
    Wednesday, February 22, 2012

    A good hiking trip will undoubtedly have two main types of periods which will repeat themselves throughout the entire day (or days if you are camping out as well). The two periods that you should be used to are both resting and hiking. The best hikers know how to move at a good speed, rest a sufficient amount of time and also how to maintain a good amount of rhythm between both of those periods. A...

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  • How to locate a good camping spot

    Posted by Jackie Semltd on 
    Tuesday, February 21, 2012

    Your entire outdoor experience could be drastically changed depending on where you actually choose to set up your camping site. Depending on the way you set up your camp and plan its location, you could either end up having a nice, enjoyable time in the outdoors or a difficult to manage camping disaster. By finding a good camping location, you can really create the difference between a great night...

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  • Tent construction and pole types Tent construction and pole types

    Posted by Jackie Semltd on 
    Monday, February 20, 2012

    When it comes to hiking and enjoying your hikes, having a good, effective type of tent is one of the most important things that you can do. However, even if you have a nice, functioning kind of tent, it does not guarantee that you will be able to enjoy your hike completely or that you will end up being very comfortable. In order to enjoy your tents completely, you should definitely try to acquire ...

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  • Prepping for the skiing season

    Posted by Jackie Semltd on 
    Friday, February 17, 2012

    If you are a rather experienced skier and are thinking about hitting the slopes again soon or if you are just a beginner and think you are ready to give skiing a shot, then you should definitely begin preparing yourself for the activity as soon as possible. No matter how experienced you are in the sport, you should try to get a good amount of preparation in while you can before you actually go ski...

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  • Rules for using snowmobiles

    Posted by Jackie Semltd on 
    Thursday, February 16, 2012

    Although snowmobiles can often be a lot of fun to use and also really come in handy in a variety of different situations, there are a few very important rules regarding their use in order to avoid accidents that could be a lot less fun to take part in. For the most part, snowmobiles are pretty straightforward when it comes to their operation; however, it is best to know the general rules that shou...

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  • The importance of good socks for hiking trips

    Posted by Jackie Semltd on 
    Wednesday, February 15, 2012

    Human feet are extremely complex and important to our bodies; however, despite this, many people often do not pay very much attention to their sensitive feet when it comes to dressing safely. Although your feet are pretty strong and sturdy in many ways, there are also a lot of weaknesses which can be directly associated with them. In order to protect your feet better, it is important to wear a goo...

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