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Hiking Maps Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Hiking Maps.

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

Important Safety Tips for Outdoor Runners and Walkers

Two weeks ago while I was out for a five-mile run on a busy street in my neighborhood, I saw another runner coming at me. While I was running facing the oncoming traffic, she was running with the flow of traffic. I always run against the flow of...  Read more

Top 10 Things You'd Be Surprised You Can Do at SparkPeople

With thousands of features on the site and new ones launching every day, it's easy to miss some here and there. It's not unusual to hear a long-time member say "I never knew SparkPeople had this!" and sometimes, it refers to a featu...  Read more

How to Overcome Any Excuse Not to Exercise

Most people begin a new fitness program with great intentions and lots of motivation--only to find both waning within a few weeks. The realities of work, school, social and family demands overwhelm the desire to get fit, and exercise gets puts on the...  Read more

Declare Your Independence from the Gym

It's an excuse many of us have heard or even said ourselves: I want to get fit, but I can't afford a gym membership. While a health club can be a fantastic place to work out, it's not the only way to get fit. In fact, you can enjoy a vari...  Read more

Reached another goal...hiked Mt. Major before May
Updated 4/29/2015 9:49:19 AM

Reached another goal...hiked Mt. Major before May 1st. I have also started rock climbing with my daughter who is 9....  Read more

Ugh. It's snowing. So much for my hike. It's April
Updated 4/26/2015 6:32:29 AM

Ugh. It's snowing. So much for my hike. It's April, it December 25! Sigh. Guess I' the dishes and clean my place...snowy trail=slippery trail=not safe. Will find a positive out of this somehow! :) happy Saturday everyone!...  Read more

Anyone in SE Alaska looking for a hiking buddy?
Updated 4/16/2015 2:42:53 AM

Anyone in SE Alaska looking for a hiking buddy?...  Read more

Yesterday's hike was more than I thought. I had a
Updated 4/13/2015 6:37:38 AM

Yesterday's hike was more than I thought. I had a destination in mind for my round trip walk but didn't measure before, was shooting for 13, got 19.3...oops? :) luckily I feel fine today afterwards....  Read more

Spark iPhone App Map
Updated 4/13/2015 12:10:36 AM

Does the iPhone app save the map of the route you walked and allow you to share it to FaceBook like MapMyWalk does? If not, that would be a great addition!...  Read more

Treasure map for health

306Exercise goals in pictures on my treasure map for health...  Read more

Prevent Wet Phone & Pedometer

Tip: Ever get caught in rain/snow/sleet? Take a few small plastic sandwich bags when you go on your walk, hike, sporting event...great prevention for anyone of any age who might be at risk for a wet phone/pedometer from wet pockets!! Easier than ric...  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

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

Stuff We Love: The Garmin Forerunner

Back in September 2009, I reviewed the Nike Plus sport band. Back then, I wasn't a serious runner. Running was a casual thing I did because I thought it was a good workout—not something I actually liked doing or looked forward to. When I re...  Read more