Hiking Safety: How to Cross a River
Knowing how to cross a river is an essential hiking skill. Preparation is key and so too is the ability to assess stream flow and determine a course of action.
What to Do If You Get Lost on a Hike
You can do a lot to prevent getting lost on a hike, but sometimes it happens. Here's how to get ready for it beforehand, and how to handle it once you realize you're lost.
How to Hike Alone
Hiking alone goes contrary to some of the best safety advice out there. But if you're going to go solo, might as well do it safely; here are a few things to keep in mind.
Tips for Hiking on Exposed Terrain
Sometimes hiking and climbing overlap. Learn how to physically and mentally get a handle on hiking across steep, exposed terrain.
From Hiking Varied Terrain to Surviving Unexpected Emergencies
From traversing varied terrain to handling unexpected emergencies, here's how to survive -- and thrive -- on the trail.
How to File a Hiking Trip Plan
File a trip plan. Every time. Here's how.