hiking tips Tag

Choosing the right pair of hiking shoes is not as easy as you think. That's because everyone has different foot shapes. What works for one person is not necessarily going to work for the next. There are no "best hiking shoes" per se. It’ll all...

As man's best friend, we want to take our dogs everywhere you go. But should that include a hiking trip to the bush or a thru-hike in the mountains, You will need to weigh it up and consider all the factors before you make your...

These handy tricks will help you get the most out any hiking trip, if you haven’t already read them or know them, and if you do, then you should become a Contributor OnDECK by DINGA or share your experience through the comments section below. We’d...

Anyone who planning to backpack for the first time will inevitably pack more than they need. It is normal to have thoughts and fears that you won’t have enough. You’ll soon learn what you can get by on. Experienced hikers have more confidence in their...

Conductive fingertip gloves can be frustrating. Many conductive fingertip gloves simply don't have the capabilities to work a touch screen effectively, nor are they able to keep your hands warm when you are out and about. They offer both functions but excel at neither and...

When heading off the grid for a much-needed getaway from civilisation, I always bring my navigation tools. I used to think google maps on my iPhone was all I could possibly need, but as I did more and more bushwalking and my walks became longer...

When you cover some serious distance in a day, it can be difficult to get up and get motivated the following day. With these post hiking recovery techniques, you will be able to get back on trails day after day. SLOW DOWN AS YOU REACH CAMP Around...

I’ve found that I can get a whole lot more into a backpack without compromising convenience if I follow these simple principles for packing a backpack. After countless trials, this is what works for me. STARTING WITH A BACKPACK LINER The easiest way to keep everything cleaner...