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Sep 16, 2020

Why Hike? At Least Four Great Reasons!

Why hike? If you are asking that question, your curiosity is about to change your life. Read about the benefits of hiking, and why people hike, then try it yourself.

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Sep 15, 2020

Fall Hiking Clothing And Gear Guide For Female Hikers: Safe & Cozy

This handy fall hiking clothing and gear guide is just what you need for those crisp autumn days and nights on the trail. Hiking For Her has pulled together exactly what you need to stay warm, dry and comfortable.

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Sep 09, 2020

Best Backpacking Nuts: Wise Food Choices For The Trail

When you're determined to make wise food choices for the trail, bring only the best backpacking nuts. Use these science based tips to select your hiking snacks!

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Sep 08, 2020

Best Hiking Food Vitamin C Rich Choices To Keep You Strong

The best hiking food vitamin C rich choices will keep you strong on your hikes. Appreciate the value of Vitamin C in your hiking food with these tips.

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Sep 07, 2020

Best UPF Sun Protective Clothing For Women Hikers: How To Choose

UPF sun protective clothing is a great idea for women hikers. In fact, everyone with an epidermis (i.e. skin) should be wearing sun safe clothing on the trail.

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Sep 04, 2020

Best Hiking Hydration Backpacks: How To Select One

The best hiking hydration backpacks make water breaks a non-event, because you can sip water all day long from the reservoir. Do you need a hydration pack? Find out, and then select the best one.

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Aug 31, 2020

Hiking Equipment List: What You Need To Take On A Hike

This hiking equipment list from a seasoned hiker will save you hours of time, not to mention money. Why go through trial and error to get the best hiking gear?

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Aug 26, 2020

Best Sleeping Bag Liner: What Does It Do For A Backpacker?

A sleeping bag liner is a great idea for extra warmth and for squeezing a few more seasons out of an expensive sleeping bag. Hiking For Her takes you through how to choose one.

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Aug 24, 2020

Night Hiking Tips: How To Hike In The Dark

If daylight hiking isn't enough for you, explore the wonderful dark world of night hiking. Get started with these night hiking tips from Hiking For Her.

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Aug 18, 2020

Wonderland Trail Hiking: Why You Should Plan A Trip On This Trail

Wonderland Trail hiking can get you to hiking nirvana, up close and personal with Mt. Rainier and her flora, fauna and surprising vistas. Use these tips to plan the best Wonderland Trail hiking.

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Aug 18, 2020

Best Hiking Trails in North America: How To Cut Through The Red Tape

The best hiking trails in North America: be prepared to navigate a confusing array of options, managed by different agencies and departments, to find what's best for your hiking plans.

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Aug 14, 2020

Backpacks 101: Start Here To Find The Perfect Women's Pack For Hiking

Backpacks 101 shows you how to buy a pack to keep you comfortable on the trail while toting your ten essentials. Select good hiking backpacks without being overwhelmed!

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Aug 12, 2020

How To Buy Hiking Gear: Tips For How To Choose The Best Trail Gear

How to buy hiking gear is a vast topic. But to whittle it down to size, try these tips and strategies to choose the best gear for safety and fun on the trail.

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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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