With a rising popularity of Thru hiking and hammock camping. Many hikers are looking to lighten up their sleep systems. I have done some research to find what I consider to be, a high quality, ultralight hammock system.
Hiking the Berg Lake trail is one of the most rewarding experiences the Canadian Rocky Mountains have to offer. On this hike you will see beautiful waterfalls, crystal clear lakes, stunning glaciers, and if you are lucky, the peak of Mount Robson.
Congratulations! You have decided to venture out on your first backpacking trip. When you are deciding on where to go, there are lots of great trails to choose from. Alberta is known for some of the best scenery in all of Canada and is home to thousands of hiking trails. I compiled a list of what I consider to be the best hiking trails in Alberta to begin backpacking on.
They often say the hardest part of any adventure is getting your foot out of the door. But knowing where to start can seem like a daunting task. In this guide on how to plan a hiking trip, I hope to offer some direction, as well as a sense of what steps to actually take.
So you’ve decided to go hiking. Whether you decide to go on a day hike or a 6-month thru hike, there are certain items everyone should be carrying. The 10 essentials for hiking are the bare necessities that will get you home in case of an emergency.