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GUIDE TO HIKING – American Hiking Society and Hobby Help

Get outside and enjoy one of the simplest, most reinvigorating hobbies there is: hiking.

If you’re new to hiking, read on to learn what you need to know before you hit the trails, whether you’re planning a stroll through the woods or a multi-day backpacking trip.

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Together, We Set A World Record
June 1 was American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day®, and 41,424 people joined AHS to set the world record for the most people improving trails in a single day. 
We thank everyone who made that impressive feat possible. 
Mark your calendar for National Trails Day® next year on June 6, 2020.


 by Jenny of Hobby Help

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Why hike?

The wind stung and burned our faces. Step by step, we made our way upwards, and then we were there, on top of a snow-covered ridge in western Wyoming, on top of the Continental Divide in the Wind River Mountains.

Though it was late June, the temperature was barely over freezing up on the pass, just under 13,000 feet above sea level.

Above us, a bright blue sky. The view was spectacular, valleys spreading out before us, forests and rivers and glaciers, all of it so tiny and yet so vast.    Continue reading

About Jenny

Thanks for checking out my guide to hiking! From the Grand Canyon to Machu Picchu, hiking is the best way to see some of the world’s great wonders. Hopefully I’ve given you some practical advice to help you get out there and explore!  




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