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10 Types Of People You’ll Meet On A Hike

Savoring the view at the top of a mountain is always a rewarding experience after a long hike but even the journey itself is already an interesting part. Not only does it mean…

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Pam Baroro
October 7, 2016

The Upsides And Downsides Of Traveling Alone

Traveling alone can leave a lasting and positive mark in your life in so many different ways. Not only will teach you to step outside your comfort zone, but it will broaden your…

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Ashley Thompson
September 23, 2016

9 Reasons Why Hiking Is Just Like Taking A Vacation

It seems that the faster progress takes place in the world, the more people become encouraged to take a step back and disconnect from it. Hiking, exploring and climbing mountains used to be…

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Pam Baroro
September 7, 2016

How Hiking Makes You Healthier And Happier

Hiking can be a pretty taxing and energy-draining experience full of steep challenges and not-so pleasant surprises. From bruises and blisters to bug bites and inevitable weather disturbances, hikers battle a bunch of…

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Aldrich Infantado
August 26, 2016

12 Things Smart Travelers Do When Traveling

Traveling is truly one of life’s greatest blessings and pleasures. Life-changing, rewarding, exhausting and complex, there is just nothing quite like going on a journey. But, the quality of our adventure, whether alone…

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Ashley Thompson
August 18, 2016

Why Hikers Make Great Friends

A popular saying goes, “Tell me who your friends are and I’ll tell you who you are”. So, if there were just one set of people, you should surround yourself with the best…

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Pam Baroro
July 6, 2016

11 Mountaineering Movies You Shouldn’t Fail to Watch

For many people, reading and watching other people’s first-hand accounts on their successful (or futile) attempts to scale a mountain is enough to spark their interest for adventure. A lot of mountaineering movies…

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Pam Baroro
July 1, 2016

12 Life Lessons You’ll Learn In The Mountains

Trekking in the mountains may look fun, but it is not for the faint of heart. It takes a lot of determination and willpower to complete a hike and reach the destination and, sometimes, the descent is an…

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Pam Baroro
June 2, 2016
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