One of the things I love most about hiking is the feeling or remoteness. Getting back to basics, away from the office and technology, and being able to stop and appreciate our natural environment.
Anyone who can walk can hike, it really is that simple. That being said, the simplicity of putting one foot in front of the other should not be taken for granted. Some basic hiking skills can go a long way to ensuring you and your group have an amazing time on the trail.
The basics covered on this page should allow you to get out on the trail safely and actually enjoy the experience.