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Day Hike Guide


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COVID Proof Your Next Adventure!

Right now, the biggest make to make before your adventure is not doing your research. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀On top of that, you don’t want to rely on an App that relies on user-generated content that isn’t affiliated with the park, agency, or preserves. Think of apps like All-Trails as a Yelp-Wikipedia Hybrid.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀If you really want to go…

Hydration Tips for the Heat

Who’s ready for the heatwave? 🥵 In the Bay Area, we’re expected to have rigorous heat from Friday – Wed. How do you prepare a hot hike? Here are a few tips! Start Early.💥Early like sunrise, and be finished before the afternoon.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀Opt for a Night Hike.💥Depending on your location and bring a headlamp if needed.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀Bring…

How to Plan Your Day-Hike:

Park Maps are not created equally. For Every Park and Preserve, I have a different strategy on how to plot my day-hike. For those trails that are less explored, the maps seem useless, even for me, who backpacked almost 2300 miles on the PCT. I wish the GutHooks app worked for all the parks. Here…

Hiking Guide: Leave No Trace

Here is a hiking guide for the Leave No Trace mantra or hiking code, however you would like to think of it. t’s common to read it on signs, hear people mention it, or see it on social media. But what does it mean? There are several layers to it, and I wanted to provide…

Day Hike Check-List

Bookmark this post or take of a screenshot of this generic list of things to consider before going on a day hike. GET YOUR HIKE ON Y’ALL! Be bold and healthy. Be free, get excited to breathe air, and stay hydrated to finish the hike. Think twice before walking out of your home. It is…

Day Hike Guide: The Essentials

Here is a day hike guide to the essentials for a 7-10 mile hike. I have seen the word essentials pop around, which is vague for the novice hiker; therefore, I wanted to create something for you! The first eight slides are what I consider essential. The last slide includes optional items depending on what…

Day Hike Guide: Pick Your Goal

Bookmark this post or take a screenshot of this guide to consider before going on a day hike. Please pick your goal and go hiking with an intention. I want you to go on a hike and be successful. One factor is that it is important to decide the goal of your hike. Questions: Are…


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