Hiking Rules and Trail Etiquette


Hiking is a great way to spend time outdoors. If you’re going hiking, it’s important to know proper trail etiquette to show respect for other hikers and the environment.  These are the unwritten rules of hiking that everyone should follow out on the trail: Respect the Right of Way Knowing the right of way is … Read more

Hiking Safety


Hiking can be a very rewarding activity. Getting fresh air while being surrounded by gorgeous scenery is an excellent way to spend your free time. There are also great health benefits of hiking, which is another great reason to go, besides the enjoyment factor. Whether you are hiking for enjoyment, exercise, or adventure, safety should … Read more

Benefits of Green Spaces

Green Spaces

24 Studies on Green Spaces We’ve all likely read about the many health benefits of hiking, which shows that spending time in nature is good for you. But even if you can’t escape the city, spending time in local parks and urban green spaces can still offer a number of great health benefits. Here we … Read more

Hiking Benefits

hiking benefits

22 Benefits of Hiking Hiking is one of my favorite ways to spend free time. Nothing beats trekking your way through nature on a sunny day and breathing fresh air. In addition to being an enjoyable activity, there are also some amazing science backed physical and mental health benefits that you get from hiking regularly.  … Read more

Best Backpacking Knife

Backpacking Knife Buying Guide

When you’re going hiking or backpacking you need to travel light. That means everything that you bring has to matter. A good backpacking knife is an essential piece of equipment then you need on any hiking, camping, fishing, or hunting trip. You need a good knife that is durable and will get the job done. … Read more

Best Leggings for Hiking

Hiking Leggings Buying Guide

Many adventurers and outdoor lovers prefer hiking in leggings due to their comfort, breathability, and insulation factor. A good pair of leggings are flexible, unrestricted and allow you free movement while protecting you from the elements. Here we will take a look at some of our top picks for hiking leggings. Riversearch.com is Reader-supported. When … Read more