How to Start Hiking
So, you’d like to take up hiking. You may be motivated by the growing popularity of hiking, health benefits, including stress reduction and improved fitness, or just looking for a new adventure! No matter your reason, taking up hiking is a great idea. Let’s talk about how to get started.
10 Essentials: Budget Edition
The 10 Essentials are items considered essential for a safe and successful day hike. We recognize gear costs money, which can be a barrier for some, so these suggestions include lower-cost alternatives. These items are important for safety, but that doesn’t mean they have to be expensive.
Avoiding Bug Bites: The ABCs of Prevention
If you’ve already read the companion to this blog, “New York’s Most UN-Wanted: 3 Bugs to Avoid," you’ve learned about the diseases three common New York bugs can transfer, and might be tempted to stay inside this summer. Don't cancel your summer plans! Let’s review steps you can take to reduce run-ins with these pesky pests.
New York’s Most UN-Wanted: 3 Bugs to Avoid
Summer's here. That means more outdoor adventures. But when it comes to being outdoors in the summer, it’s important to prepare for the inevitable: bugs.