Hiking Alone, a Thrilling Sensation

The best way for me to enjoy hiking is alone with only my dog for company and to walk for several hours. It takes a little time to reach the ‘hiking sensation’, where I forget time and place and feel somehow grounded – in contact with my surroundings. I feel I have ‘arrived’ when the […]

Let’s Go Hiking!

Now that the weather is starting to warm up, we start thinking about getting outdoors and enjoying nature. One of the outdoor activities we think about is going hiking. What better way to enjoy the great outdoors than to start planning a hiking trip and what you will need for that trip. Spring is such […]

Hiking in Blue Ridge, Georgia

Blue Ridge Hiking Suggestions Hiking is one of our guest’s favorite activities so we thought we would provide you with some suggestions to make your hiking trips safer and more enjoyable. There are many trails in the Blue Ridge area including the famous Benton MacKaye Trail and the Appalachian Trail. These trails provide ample hiking […]

These Hiking Boots Are Made For Walking – 5 Things to Remember When You Buy Your First Pair

Buying new boots – do your research. New Boots – this is the best part of starting out. The trip to the store to buy those rather costly, very impressive leather hiking boots. Tried and tested on many trails, you will be beguiled with fancy terms like ‘upper,’ ‘split grain,’ ‘outsoles,’ ‘lowers,’ ‘midsoles,’ Gore-Tex┬« and […]

Hiking Footwear: Shoes Vs Boots

Introduction Hiking is a broad term. To define it, hiking is simply walking, but for longer distances, and on trails and off-road (rural area, countryside, hilly or muddy regions). Since it involves a lot of walking, proper footwear play the most crucial role. There is a wide variety of footwear available in the market and […]