Latest Hiking Stories

2013-10-24 23:01:23

Nine months after its commercial launch, the PowerPot V gets top honors in Backpacker’s annual award. Power Practical says its flagship device is the first of many innovations to come. (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 In its perennial round-up of the year’s hottest gear, Backpacker Magazine has chosen the PowerPot V by Power Practical for the Snow Award. The award recognizes products that lead the way in the outdoor industry. "When you've got a flat-top wood-burning stove and...

2013-08-27 23:03:11

All-inclusive packages at the award-winning New Life Hiking Spa offer guided hiking along the Appalachian Trail each morning and healthy, fresh meals throughout the day. A variety of fitness classes, yoga, and cooking demos are offered each afternoon and one massage is included for each three night stay. Killington, Vermont (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 New Life Hiking Spa, known as one of North America’s top destination spas, is getting excited about fall foliage. The temperatures have...

2013-06-17 23:02:29

Police and rescue are are saving many lives by pinpointing lost hiker's location via GPS on cell phones. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) June 17, 2013 Even the most seasoned hiker can get lost in the wild, whether it´s wandering away from camp, getting left behind, getting injured or trapped. The wild could be a very unforgiving place, that´s why there needs to be a national hiker safety awareness week that´s all about teaching hikers about the importance of bringing smartphones, a...

Hikers Tend To Be Underprepared
2013-05-29 11:13:45

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A study by Brown University researchers found that hikers in New Hampshire's White Mountain National Forest are often underprepared. The researchers gauged the readiness by how many of 10 essential items hikers typically brought along for their trek through the rugged terrain. Writing in the journal Wilderness & Environmental Medicine, the team noted that hikers in this area often go out without this equipment, mostly because they...

2012-09-14 23:02:02

Last minute fall foliage getaway: welcome autumn with a six-night spa retreat! The all-inclusive package is offered at $1,434. Retreat begins on September 22, the first day of autumn, which is peak fall foliage time in the Green Mountains of Vermont. Killington, Vermont (PRWEB) September 14, 2012 Welcome autumn with a six-night spa retreat at New Life Hiking Spa. The all-inclusive package is $1,434. Check-in for a yoga class and dinner is on Saturday, September 22nd (the first day of...

Word of the Day
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.