4 Ways to Prevent Blisters

  Have you ever had a hike or backpacking trip ruined because all you could think about was how much the blisters on your feet hurt? With a boot full of swollen tender skin, puss and even blood it's hard to stop and enjoy the journey and the scenery along the trail. Blisters can be downright miserable. I've had many a hiking trip ruined because of blisters.  I hate blisters.  Here are a few things that can be done to prevent blisters. 1. Toughen up those feet.  When it comes to blister prevention the best piece of advice that I've…

Why Hikers Are Sexy (a woman’s perspective)

It's a scientifically proven fact that the sexiest people on the planet are hikers, mountain bikers, climbers and cross-country skiers (yes, cross-country skiers).* Hikers are sexy because they've got the body, the brains and the look that makes members of the opposite sex swoon.  Let's start with the body. [caption id="attachment_1587" align="alignleft" width="192"] If you fall in love with a sexy hiker man you need this for your wedding cake.[/caption] The body.  Hiking builds the core, glutes, quads, hammies and calves.  Ask any woman what parts of the male body are her favorites.  If she's smart she'll respond with his…