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Aug 06, 2020

Sports Drinks For Hikers: Better Than Water?

Sports drinks for hikers - are they worth the money? Here's what research has to say, with tips for what to put in your hiking water bottle.

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Aug 06, 2020

Hiking Bugnet Review: Great Way To Prevent Bugbites On A Hike

This hiking bugnet review tells the story of how I hiked above the Arctic Circle & survived hordes of mosquitos, using this bug net. It will work for you, too!

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Aug 04, 2020

Backpacking Water Purification Strategies For Any Type Of Backpacker

Backpacking water purification is a major concern for hikers. Choose a primary method, plus a back up method to keep your digestive system out of trouble.

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Aug 04, 2020

Foot Injury Prevention For Hikers: Best Tips For Self Care

Foot injury prevention for hikers involves boots that fit and knowledge of how your feet work during a hike. Plus a little tough love and some self care. Tips here!

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Aug 04, 2020

Prehiking Conditioning and Strength Tips For Hikers: Strong And Smart!

Prehiking conditioning and strength training will make trail time easier and safer. Incorporate a few of these Hiking For Her tips into your hiking routine for more strength, endurance and flexibility.

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Jul 23, 2020

Hiking Calories: Food In, Energy Out For A Great Hike

Hiking calories: you're going to need a lot of them on your next hike! Maintaining energy depends on a steady flow of carbohydrates plus the right mix of protein and fat.

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Jul 22, 2020

Base Camping: Best Way To Tackle Serial Day Hikes

Consider eleven reasons why base camping for a multi-day hiking trip makes sense. Instead of logging road miles, log quality time to explore and enjoy your surroundings.

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Jul 21, 2020

Car Camping For Hikers: Best Tips For A Good Trip

Sometimes you only have a limited amount of time to hit the trail. So why waste time doing a lot of driving? Car camp near the trail head, use your campsite for a good night's sleep after your hike, rinse and repeat.

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Jul 16, 2020

Swollen Fingers After Hiking: Best Tips For What To Do About It

Do you notice swollen fingers after hiking? Maybe even during your hike? Here's how to tell when it's normal (or not), and what you can do about swollen hands.

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Jul 13, 2020

Best Hiking Tips And Tricks To Get You Safely On The Trail Today

These essential hiking tips and tricks for your gear, food, safety and comfort hike you through Hiking 101 all the way up to expert hiking levels.

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Jul 06, 2020

Best Hiking Gear For Women For 2020: Choose What Works On The Trail

The best hiking gear keeps you safe and comfortable on any trail, but not all of it is trail worthy. These tips from a long time hiker give you the best gear.

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Jul 02, 2020

Swollen Feet After Hiking: Best Tips For Handling This Problem

Do you ever wonder what causes feet to swell inside your hiking boots? Use Hiking For Her's tips to deal with your swollen feet after hiking.

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Jul 02, 2020

Best Hiking Field Guides: Top Ten For HIkers

Hiking field guides: from basic to extremely detailed. Where to start in deciding which guides are best? Try these suggestions from a hiking field guide collector.

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Jul 01, 2020

Day Hike Nutrition Tips: Fast And Easy Trail Food Ideas

Day hike nutrition tips can be as easy as knowing your food ABCs, so let's take a look at trail foods high in nutrition plus get high marks for tasty and portable in these alphabetical Hiking For Her infographics on hiking food.

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Jul 01, 2020

Which Bear Canister For Food Storage Should You Use?

Which bear canister should you use for food storage on a backpacking trip? It depends on where you plan on backpacking. Hiking For Her shares tips on great choices.

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Jun 17, 2020

June/July 2020 Newsletter

Here's another edition of Happy Trails, filled with resources and information to keep you safe and happy on any trail.

Did you know that hiking makes you smarter? Read about 8 different ways this is true!

Are you wrestling with the dilemma of returning to the trail, or still unable to access your favorite spots? Dip into the resources for how to handle it.

Do you plan to keep hiking well into your golden years? Meet 4 folks who will inspire you.

Lots more, just waiting for you here...

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Jun 12, 2020

Backpacking Food ABCs: Tasty and Nutritious Tips For Backpacking Menus

Backpacking food ABCs are a fun way to put some zip to your backpacking menus. Hiking For Her makes it as easy as ... well, you know!

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Jun 09, 2020

Maintaining Energy Level During Your Hike: Best Tips To Keep You Going

Maintaining energy level during your hike is a process of working with your food preferences and the best hiking food. Find out how with these Hiking For Her tips.

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Jun 09, 2020

Best Gluten Free Hiking Food For Energy And Stamina On The Trail

Gluten free hiking food that was tasty and nutritious used to be impossible to find. Not anymore! Here's a list of gluten free options from a gluten intolerant hiker.

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Jun 04, 2020

Water Crossing Safety Tips: Best Practices For Hikers

These water crossing safety tips encourage you to plan ahead, stay in the moment, and make smart decisions when faced with how to ford a river or stream.

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