When hiking you need any survival manual about hiking a cumpass map and water. Then you need to map out where you're going to hike. And there you go.. +++ It's a s…tart! I suggest those who found that "useful", find experienced friends to introduce them to hiking, properly. Oh, and it's a "Compass". (MORE)
Penny Kaye has a BS degree in Elementary Education with more than 35 years of experience in teaching and education. Penny Kaye lived in Wyoming and has traveled throughout the state. She has also studied Wyoming history.
Yes. There are many hiking trails throughout the Black Hills National Forest. Perhaps the most popular is the hike to the summit of Harney Peak, the highest point in the Black… Hills. In addition: The Centennial Trail provides 111 miles from Bear Butte State Park to Wind Cave National Park, and is one of the most popular hiking trails in the Black Hills. The George S. Mickelson Trail is a 109 mile trail between Edgemont and Dumont. In many sections, the trail is multi-use. (MORE)
To bring up the rear of a group of hikers so none get left behind in the back if they are too slow or injured. To keep stragglers motivated and moving, and to call the gro…up leader to slow down or stop if needed. (MORE)
Hiking can be a great way to escape the monotony of the gym and get a heart-pumping workout. There are many benefits of hiking. The most common benefits include weight loss, d…ecrease in blood pressure and increase of physical fitness. It is also cheap and gets you out in the great outdoors. You should always be well prepared, by making sure you know your route, you have plenty of water, a hat and sunscreen (in a hot climate) and that you wear comfortable shoes and socks to prevent your feet from blistering. If you are in a hot climate, you may consider hiking sandals which provide protection and comfort but won't make you too hot.(MORE)
John Muir said it so well, "Keep close to Nature's heart... and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean." H…iking gets you closer to creation to help you recreate. (MORE)
The word hike has two meanings: one that has to do with walking and one that has to do with raising (i.e. "tax hikes"). As far the use of the word referring to raising, antony…ms will include: decrease, diminish, lower, reduce, etc. The more common use of the word, being the one referring to walking or backpacking does not have any real antonyms. Depending on the context, one may want express that one was NOT hiking and was thereby resting or perhaps they drove or biked rather than hiked. Again, it all depends on the context.(MORE)