A lot of people who want to spend more time outdoors are quickly drawn to hiking. After all, hiking can be really accessible. You don’t need a lot of technical skills or fancy gear, and it’s a lot less intimidating than, say, rock climbing or whitewater rafting.
But hiking is not just walking, or at least it isn’t like a walk around the neighborhood. In fact, ensuring a safe and enjoyable hike takes a bit of preparation and know-how. Check out 20 handy hacks to take to the trail this summer in my new post on WiseBread.