9 Best Titanium Sporks for Outdoor Use

Is it a spoon? Is it a fork? No, it’s a Spork! Titanium is known for its great strength, corrosion resistance, and lightweight, which makes the Spork a valuable asset around feeding time. Even just

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Why Trail Running is Better than Road Running

Running is a traditional sport that is described as the most popular sport in the whole world. These days, running isn’t just a sport for competitive races. It’s called a hobby, a healthy lifestyle,

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A Mountaineer in the City

How long has it's been since your last hike? Maybe you're missing the mountains so much! But you know what, you can also be a mountaineer in the city!A mountaineer in the city is someone who: wears

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5 Best Rugged Cameras for Outdoor Activities

When you pick a tough camera, you’ll find so much high-tech finery is protected by a thin plastic case. These cameras share core features—underwater capability, shock and cold resistance, basic

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Snakes in Mountains: the Close Encounter

When hiking, there are times that you will encounter snakes in mountains. But always remember that we must respect wildlife. If you really want to take a look, just observe them from a distance. Do not

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Never Say You Conquer the Mountains

Before anything else, let's define the word conquer. When you look up in the dictionary, the word conquer means: To defeat or subdue by force, especially by force of arms. To gain possession or secure

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Infographic: Hiking Trail Etiquette

Share this Image On Your Site<p><strong>Please include attribution to Wyatt Maktrav's Adventures with this graphic.</strong><br /><br /><a href='https://wyattmaktrav.com/hiking-trail-etiquette/'><img

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7 Things that Could Save Your Life (Unexpectedly!)

When you’re spending a lot of time in the wilderness, you will someday experience a few emergencies. Even the most innocent and planned outings are potential survival situations. That fishing trip

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Top 10 Best Headlamps for Any Outdoor Activities

If there’s one piece of equipment that tends to be in anyone’s backpack, it’s the headlamp. Whether you’re a die hard mountaineer or a day hiker who’s never gone over three miles, the odds

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River Crossing: How to Cross a River Safely and Properly

The beauty of watching a mountain stream flowing through a forest could be your highlight of the hike. However, knowing how to cross it is a critical hiking skill. This is one of the riskier things

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8 Best Hiking Shoes for Kids

When you love to hike and have kids, how do you mix these? How would you persuade kids to enjoy hiking and the outdoors as much as you do? Kids definitely like cool gear and being like mom and dad.

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Let the Mountains Change You! Are You Willing to Change?

“Don’t change the mountain. Let the mountains change you.”This is a very common saying to the mountaineers. You can hear it every time you have a conversation with other climbers and you can

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What to Do When You’re Lost in the Wilderness Alone

They say backpackers live their lives in two types of jungles - the urban world and the real wilderness. Each has its own struggles, but there is a big difference when it comes to survival between

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My Points of View Regarding Solo Hike

Sharing this article again, taken from my old blog. I wrote this way back 2011, when I was still a fan of solo hike. But now, I no longer hike alone because I have my husband and our baby. We always

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5 Best Handheld GPS for Mountain Climbing

Global Positioning System (GPS) devices are ubiquitous today; however, what role do these devices have when it comes to navigating in the hills and mountains? Some wonder if they can you use their

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How to Pack Things in a Backpack (Easily and Efficiently)

Packing light is a process, not a goal. We can always get better. Travel experts all take different approaches - some downsize their luggage, thereby forcing themselves to carry less; some focus on

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7 Best Backpacks for Multi-Day Hikes

A backpack is one of the first pieces of gear you’ll need to get started hiking. Considering you’ll be wearing it for a lot of hours at a time, you’ll want to make sure you’re picking the right

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How to Choose the Right Tent for Your Adventure

When you have been camping, hiking or backpacking, you definitely know something about tents - busted zippers, pounding wind, deluging rain, and the frustration of trying to get all those poles into

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Top 6 Baby Carrier Backpacks

Whether you’re awaiting the arrival of your newborn or have been trying to get back into an active hiking lifestyle with your 2-year-old, be rest assured that a good carrier will make life easier.

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The North Face Kaiju 4 Tent Review

Camping with more than two people can be a challenge. It can be difficult to find a tent that will accommodate everyone and their gear, without crowding everyone together. An ideal tent would be spacious,

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