Campers love hiking, which is why the activity was voted the Readers’ Choice Award winner for Favorite Outdoors Activity while camping.
A lot of campgrounds have trailheads nearby, so it’s not hard to find a trail. Hiking can be easy or strenuous, depending on the difficulty of the trail you choose and the distance of your destination. Either way, if you are going hiking, you’re sure to have an adventure.
If you’ve never been hiking and want to get started, we have basic tips and advice for you. And if you’re an experienced hiker, you still might want to brush-up on basic techniques or learn about what to do in a wilderness emergency.
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