When heading out into the wilderness for a day hike, the chances of getting seriously injured are extremely small. Scrapes, blisters, cuts, sprains, sunburn and bug bites are issues hikers will more likely encounter and while none of these will necessarily end a hike, they sure can make finishing one quite uncomfortable. Having even an basic first-aid kit can help alleviate these problems and facilitate a great experience on the trail. Our guide will help you put together the best first-aid kit for you.
The Northern California Coast has some pretty amazing hiking trails that lead visitors through towering redwoods and onto some of the best beaches in the state. The Ossagon Trail in Humboldt County is one of those amazing trails.
Being comfortable and prepared are the two most important things hikers can do to have the most enjoyable experience possible and it doesn't take much to get there. We've put together a list of 13 basics that will help make your day-hike a pleasurable adventure.
As Mt. Konocti County Park in Lake County celebrates its 10th Birthday, we wanted to celebrate its best hike; the Wright Peak Trail. If you're looking for incredible views on your next hike, this one is for you!