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10 Tips For Going Ultralight on the Trail

10 Tips For Going Ultralight on the Trail

One of the hottest trends in hiking and backpacking over the past few years has been the shift toward going ultralight on the trail. Typically, this…
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5 Energizing Hikes in South Carolina

5 Energizing Hikes in South Carolina

There’s a good reason South Carolina’s outdoor scene is one of the best in the nation. Given its prime location with both mountain and…
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5 Beautiful Scenic Hikes in South Carolina

5 Beautiful Scenic Hikes in South Carolina

A walk in the woods can do wonders for your mind and body. Just ask any of the thousands of locals and travelers alike who flock to the Palmetto…
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5 Great Hiking Trails in South Carolina

5 Great Hiking Trails in South Carolina

South Carolina’s unique location offers the best of mountains and coastal scenery, making it ideal for a memorable hike with the family. The…
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5 Awesome Trail Running Spots in South Carolina

5 Awesome Trail Running Spots in South Carolina

There’s nothing quite like venturing off the beaten track and hitting a woodland trail for a good run. Trail running offers a unique experience…
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5 Best Birdwatching Hikes in South Carolina

5 Best Birdwatching Hikes in South Carolina

Birdwatching is among the most rewarding activities. Each year thousands of folks travel to South Carolina to catch a glimpse of some of the…
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10 (Modern) Essentials Every Hiker Should Carry

10 (Modern) Essentials Every Hiker Should Carry

When the third edition of the classic book Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills was released back in 1974, it quickly became a must-read for any…
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5 Amazing Winter Hikes to Take Right Now!

5 Amazing Winter Hikes to Take Right Now!

If you’re one of those hikers or backpackers who puts away your outdoor gear for the winter, you really are missing out on one of the most…
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5 Cool Rock Climbing Spots in South Carolina

5 Cool Rock Climbing Spots in South Carolina

It’s no surprise that South Carolina is a treasure trove for rock climbers. Set against the picturesque Blue Ridge Mountains, the Palmetto…
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Snowshoeing: Get Your Family Started The Easy Way

Snowshoeing: Get Your Family Started The Easy Way

Bummed that the summer hiking trails will soon be covered in white? That’s okay…it’s snowshoeing season! Snowshoeing is a great…
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SPOTLIGHT: Things to Do in and Around Oconee State Park

SPOTLIGHT: Things to Do in and Around Oconee State Park

The best getaways don’t always consist of warm sandy beaches, spas, and all-you-can-eat restaurants, nor do they have to cost a fortune. If…
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Hiking Boots—Six Great Choices Your Feet Will Love

Hiking Boots—Six Great Choices Your Feet Will Love

Proper footwear is one of the many keys to a successful hike. Here are six boots that will coddle your heel and arches while performing admirably on…
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A Guide to Fall Foraging in the U.S.

A Guide to Fall Foraging in the U.S.

It’s September, and the coming of fall equals an abundance of autumnal harvest…in the woods. Foraging is currently all the rage at top…
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Late Fall Hiking: 7 Essential Clothing Items for Colder Weather

Late Fall Hiking: 7 Essential Clothing Items for Colder Weather

As the leaves start falling from the trees and the winter chill starts to roll in, the crowds and pesky bugs dissipate from the hiking trails. And if…
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Best New Hiking Products for Late Summer and Early Fall

Best New Hiking Products for Late Summer and Early Fall

There is no better time to hit the trail than late summer/early fall. Trails really open up once the kids head back to school, leaving trails…
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