Hiking News

7 Reasons To Try Adventure Rafting On Your Next Trip

As more people become aware of the health benefits of exercise, outdoor adventure sports have gained in popularity. People seem to be waking up in droves to embrace the benefits of the outdoors, and are leaving behind their sedentary indoor lifestyles. In this post, I’m going to cover seven reasons why you should add adventuring … Read more

NBA star Jimmy Butler tries hiking

Jimmy Butler, shooting guard for the Philadelphia 76ers, was in town a few months ago and decided to hike the Stawamus Chief in Squamish — and it definitely not a slam dunk. … NBA star Jimmy Butler hilariously documents his struggle to make it through this BC hike Click PLAY or watch it on YouTube. … Read more

Deuter Aircontact Lite 65+10 Backpack Review

The Deuter Aircontact Lite 65+10 is an adjustable-length backpack that’s good for multi-day or extended backpacking trips when you need to carry more gear and supplies. Weighing just 4 lbs 6 oz, its surprisingly lightweight for a pack that can comfortably haul 50 pound loads.  Despite it’s lightweight, the  Aircontact Lite features a floating top … Read more

The 10 Best Hiking and Backpacking Gear Items For Dogs

Any hiker or backpacker will tell you that the gear you choose for an outing can make or break your trip. The same adage rings true for those of us making gear decisions for our adventure dogs. If you plan to take your four legged friends on hikes that cover rocky trails and snowy paths … Read more

Hearing Statement: Forgotten Voices: The Inadequate Review and Improper Alteration of Our National Monuments

PDF version of letter March 11, 2019 House Committee on Natural Resources 1324 Longworth House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 Re: American Hiking Society Supports Strong National Monuments Protections Chairman Raúl Grijalva and Ranking Member Rob Bishop, On behalf of American Hiking Society, our members, supporters, and the millions-strong hiking community, we thank the committee… … Read more

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