Hiking Lingo


Facebook Instagram Twitter Lingo List Altimeter – A device that measures how high you are above a certain level. Hikers usually have them set to compare your level to sea level. I have an altimeter built into my smartwatch. Altitude – A height measurement, and in hiking, it refers to how high you are above … Read more

Leave No Trace

Learn how to reduce your impact on the wild with the Leave No Trace principles. Facebook Instagram Twitter Leave No Trace is a set of seven principles by the Leave No Trace organization (© 1999 by the Leave No Trace Centerfor Outdoor Ethics: www.LNT.org.) Like the way it sounds, these principles help us understand how … Read more

Backpacking vs Hiking

Helping you understand: backpacking vs hiking Facebook Instagram Twitter Introduction It is common for people to confuse backpacking vs. hiking. Other terms, such as day hiking, car camping, and trekking, can be confusing too. I remember the days when I had no idea what those terms were. When I first explored all there is to … Read more