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Hiking And Camping Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Hiking And Camping.

Sporty Dogs: The Best Breeds for Active People

If you're an active and outdoorsy person who likes running, hiking or boating, it's nice to have some company who shares your passion. When your friends and loved ones aren't available, there's a dog for that.     Before...  Read more

Retreat to Nature for a Quick Mental Kick

Cool evenings, hillsides bursting with color, re-discovering your favorite pair of worn jeans…it just doesn't get much better than fall. One of the best things about this time of year is that it's a perfect opportunity to get outsi...  Read more

Hike Yourself Fit

I was watching a rerun of "Sex and the City" the other night, in which Carrie is visiting a new boyfriend, David. They’re enjoying a nice picnic on the grassy hillside, and David mentions that there are beautiful hiking trails all aro...  Read more

Go Take a Hike! 50 of the Best U.S. Hiking Trails

Hiking isn’t just a great way to get fit: For many, it’s a way to reconnect with nature, reap the health benefits of the great outdoors and even embark on a spiritual journey. Given the diversity of our country’s terrain--from the h...  Read more

Throw a Fitness Party!

I needed to get a social life. This revelation hit me late on a Friday night when I realized I had spent another evening knee-deep in laundry when I really wanted to be out having some fun. Busy with work and family, I hadn’t seen my girlfriend...  Read more

Back from a 6 day camping vacation. I was worried
Updated 6/23/2016 4:29:13 PM

Back from a 6 day camping vacation. I was worried that it would be hard to stay on track. I weighed in this morning - still lost 2lbs! I didn't stick to my "no-carb, high-protein" diet 100%, but I did my best and it paid off! #BeMindful #YouGotThisâ...  Read more

Got my walk in while taking a hike through Native
Updated 6/22/2016 6:42:19 PM

Got my walk in while taking a hike through Native American ruins. Awesome! Vacation for history buffs! Met a WWII vet and got to visit with him for a while. I want to be healthy enough to visit national parks when I am his age!...  Read more

Going hiking today :)
Updated 6/22/2016 9:34:19 AM

Going hiking today :)...  Read more

Hi, Ive started hiking by myself a few weeks ago a
Updated 6/21/2016 2:43:49 AM

Hi, Ive started hiking by myself a few weeks ago and love it, but would be nice to have some company with the same goals as me in San Diego and mutual encouragement.I am 180 trying to achieve a reasonable goal weight of 150. #friendfinder #firstpost...  Read more

Just finished a 5 mile hike with boy before the ra
Updated 6/20/2016 4:33:06 PM

Just finished a 5 mile hike with boy before the rain started. Wow what a workout....  Read more

Inexpensive Fitness Getaways

I take vacations by going tent camping 1-2 nights at a time, 4-5 times per season. Hauling all the gear out to my car, setting up camp, & doing chores that I don't do at home such as hauling water and firewood, cooking over the fire, or taking a hike...  Read more

Boot Camp

Doing a vigorous boot camp with a great instructor works wonders especially when he also understands nutrition224...  Read more

Starfleet Boot Camp

A group for science fiction, and Star Trek fans who want to shape up, slim down, and become the healthiest lifeforms in the galaxy!...  Read more

Lyme Disease Awareness

Now that school is out for most kids across the country, families are making the trek to the great outdoors to soak up some fun and sun. Camping and hiking top may family's lists for their summer vacations. However, with these activities comes the ri...  Read more

Are You Fit Enough for Life's Grand Adventures?

Last week, I went on the vacation of a lifetime. I traveled out west and spent six days hiking and camping in one of the most awe-inspiring landmarks in the United States: the Grand Canyon. With three friends, borrowed gear, and a lot of trepidation,...  Read more

More hiking, no camping (photos)

I had reservation up north by Fort Collins for camping this weekend. Who knew it was in a canyon and said canyon frequently floods and had mudslides... Alas after 1.5 hours in the car were were turned around to head on back home. We did have the...  Read more