When Hiking Who Has the Right of Way?

With hundreds of parks available, there are many opportunities to go out hiking. That being said, there are many rules – spoken and unspoken – that every hiker should abide by. One of those unspoken rules is right of way. When hiking who has the right of way? When going uphill, you’ll have the right … Read more

Is Hiking a Sport? How Competition is Invading the Hobby

Whether you’re flipping through a newspaper or an online magazine, you may notice that hiking is one of those activities that editors can’t seem to decide on. Though most people claim that sports are classified as simply “physical activity,” others disagree and are insistent on making the category a little stricter than that. Thus, these … Read more

Stinky Puffy: How to Get Smells Out of a Your Jacket

Puffer jackets, also known as quilted jackets, have a signature puffed quilted design filled with what is known as “down” insulation. This down insulation, or synthetic fibers, provides a high level of warmth to the wearer depending on the quality of the synthetic fibers. These jackets are also much more lightweight than other jackets, compared … Read more