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The Best Insoles for Hikers

currexSole EdgePro Insoles

When buying your new pair of hiking boots, you may realize that most of the manufacturer’s time and effort is put into constructing the boot, sole, and lacing system. It is very rare to find boots, even the most expensive ones, with quality insoles. What does that mean for you? If you are serious about …

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2 Essentials All Hikers Need to Stay Protected from the Sun!

What are the 2 things all hikers need to stay protected from the sun’s harmful rays? Over 90% of all skin cancers are because of sun exposure, and I don’t want to be another skin cancer victim. Plus, UV rays are especially high in areas where I like to explore: snow, sand, water, and high …

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10 Things All Hikers and Campers Must Know About Campfire Safety

History of Smokey Bear

It’s that time of year again, fire season! That means a good reminder about fire safety is in order for all of you hikers and campers out there! 10 Campfire Safety Tips: Find out if the campground allows campfires! Know the weather conditions and forecast. If windy conditions are in the forecast, be sure use …

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How Much Water Do You Need to Drink?

CamelBak's Hydration Calculator

You need to stay hydrated while you’re hiking. Insufficient hydration can lead to dehydration, which then can lead to low blood pressure, rapid heart beat, fever, shriveled skin, and more. Needless to say, lets just focus on the positive here and work on staying properly hydrated on the trail! How Much Water to Drink? Determining …

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Hiking Lady’s Workout Routine

Hiking Lady's Workout Routine

Many of you have asked about the best hiking workout routine to increase and maintain trail fitness. How do you keep up your stamina on a tough hike? How do you train when you only have 30 minutes and not enough time to take a hike? What is Hiking Lady’s Workout Routine? I have 3 …

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Inspiration from a Blind Man Who Climbed Mt. Everest

Mt. Everest

Quote from Erik Weihenmayer, the first blind climber to scale Mt. Everest and author of Touch the Top of the World: My friend Hugh Herr lost both legs in an ice-climbing accident; he became an engineer and developed prosthetic legs and feet made out of rubber, and he’s a better climber now than ever. I …

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Holiday Gift Guide!

Looking for holiday gifts for the hikers in your life? Hiking Lady’s holiday gift guide can help you decide what to put under the tree this year! 🙂 For the always prepared: Arka USB Charger + Lantern + Flashlight: Do you need a gift for someone who is always prepared? They’ll love the Arka USB …

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