No matter what kind of hiker you are -- obsessive overpacker or ultralight -- you won't get far without these four essentials.
What if you don't have any hiking friends, or they're all busy? No worries, you can always convert non-hiking buddies or pick up new friends to hike with.
Believe it or not, a sleeping bag and a camp hammock aren't enough to keep you warm -- you need a sleeping pad or an underquilt, too.
Whether you're night hiking or hiking in the wee hours of the morning, traveling at odd hours offers some definite benefits.
Guided hikes are a great way for beginners -- or experienced hikes on unfamiliar ground -- to get out and explore. Here's how to make the most of them.
Hypothermia can happen during any time of year. Here's a recap of how to avoid it, plus a link to basic symptoms and treatment.
Whether at home or traveling abroad, here are three reasons you might want to take a guided hike.
There are zillions of hiking socks out there -- I'm reviewing them all, one pair at a time.
My picks for the best light hiking shoes, based on extensive hands-on -- okay, feet-on -- testing.
After buying a new pair of boots, the first think many hikers do is buy insoles too. Aftermarket insoles will help correct a few fit problems, but they're not for everybody.