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Hiking Backpacks Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Hiking Backpacks.

Exercising with Your Dog

You come home from a long day at work, ready to put your feet up and relax for a while. When you open the door to find your furry friend waiting, hoping that it’s time for a walk or a game of fetch, what do you do? Do you ignore the wagging tai...  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

Active Vacation Ideas

Vacation season is just around the corner. For most of us, that means no work and no distractions—just lots of time to have fun without worrying about what’s waiting for you back at the office. But taking the same old trip to the beach ev...  Read more

Outdoor Adventures Fit for Families

Have you thought about how great it would be to include your family in your pursuit to exercise more regularly? Family exercise will improve the health of your loved ones, make exercise more fun, and at the same time develop stronger connections betw...  Read more

Workout Tips for Stay-at-Home Parents

When I was pregnant with my daughter I asked a friend of mine, a mother of three, “Don’t you get bored staying home with the kids all day?” Looking amused she replied, “Oh, I find stuff to do.” Now that my...  Read more

foot pain after Long Distance Hiking - corns?
Updated 10/11/2015 9:14:58 PM

Hello everybody, I just completed hiking the entire Pacific Crest Trail. Yay!!! I have terrible foot pain that I ignored via 100's of advil in order to complete the trail. I am trying to research what it is, and I think it is seed corns. They are ti...  Read more

Seeking: Backpack Recommendations
Updated 10/10/2015 12:42:02 PM

I've moved to a new neighborhood with some very nice trails for good long walks. I own a small fanny pack that can hold my phone, ID, and some cash, but I'd like to up the game a little and carry things like a writing notebook, binoculars, and snack...  Read more

did a 30 min hilly fast hike and now i cant accura
Updated 9/29/2015 9:42:58 PM

did a 30 min hilly fast hike and now i cant accurately track it. closest thing is "hike uphill carrying less than 9 pounds" -- i wasnt carrying anything...  Read more

I agree with love to your research, and

I agree with love to your research, and since it's your birthday, you can choose where you go and what you eat, and yet still have a good time. Have a great birthday!...  Read more

It's Monday and I'm debating: going for a hike thi
Updated 9/28/2015 1:42:03 PM

It's Monday and I'm debating: going for a hike this afternoon or take a workout class? I have a ton of work and the class seems easier time wise. But it's so beautiful hiking sounds pleasant. Haha the choices the choices......  Read more

Put weight in a back pack

I have started hiking up hills everyday. I have lost significant weight so I decided to put 20 lbs in a back pack and wear it while hiking. I find this keeps me increasing my cardio as well as burning more calories. The added benefit is that every...  Read more

Inspiration Collage

I made a collage of encouraging quotes and photos of places I have been active in the past - kayaking and backpacking. It also includes photos of places I want to hike, canoe, and wildlife I want to see. Currently, there are 8 quotes and 25 photos...  Read more

Let's go Hiking

People who want to get out into nature and explore the world through hiking, backpacking, walking, biking, or anything else that helps us get in touch with nature and achieve our goals....  Read more

7 Hiking Essentials for Beginners

About six months ago, I moved from downtown Cincinnati to the rural mountains of Western North Carolina. I went from going out my front door and hitting the hot new restaurants to going out my front door and hitting the hiking trails. I've always...  Read more

10 Things to Take On a Spring Hike

Last Sunday, I reveled in the first day of spring by going for a hike at a nearby park. It was sunny and 60 degrees—perfect hiking weather! I'm always a little nervous when I hit the trail by myself because you never know what could happen....  Read more