Trail on Slide Mountain at about 3,950'

5 Winter Hiking Tips for Your First Time Out & So You’ll Want to Go Back

Hiking in the winter is a dazzling way to experience the backcountry. Besides there being fewer people, you’ll encounter a beauty that you obviously can’t find in the other seasons. However, for the first time winter back-country traveler, it can be daunting. Compared to other seasons your margin for error in winter is less; meaning […]

Water Bottles

Can You Drink Too Much Water When Hiking?

I have written about this as part of another post (here). But let’s take a look at the science behind hyponatremia (aka water intoxication). Hyponatremia (aka water intoxication) is lethal Drinking too much water can lower sodium in the circulating blood to critically low levels, causing mild to life-threatening medical situations. People who take part in activities, such […]