Backpacking in the wild is one of the best ways to experience the natural wonders of the world. Although if you are a first timer, backpacking in the wild can seem somewhat daunting. However, if you have the right mental and physical preparation as well as appropriate gear, you can easily tackle whatever nature throws at you.
Backpacking in the wild is an incredibly freeing experience. Being self-reliant and free of boundaries, backcountry backpacking allows you to capture the essence of the life of our nomadic ancestors.
There’s nothing worse than being ill-prepared in a dire situation or more so, using equipment that just doesn’t cut it. This can be scary especially when backpacking outdoors during the winter. Here are 6 things to consider before stepping off into the winter woods.
Winter hiking can be some of the best hiking of the year for you and your 4-legged trail buddy. While we usually spend a fair bit of time contemplating our own needs ahead of a winter hike, there are numbers of considerations that should be factored in for your dog before you hit the trail.