Hey there, hikers! So, I keep seeing a question pop up over and over both from people I know and hikers in Facebook groups and that’s: is it really okay to hike alone?
The short answer is yes!
But the long answer is, solo hikers do need to take be extra safety conscious without having the comfort and luxury of a buddy or group to rely on in an emergency. This means putting extra time into planning ahead and preparing, creating a hiking itinerary, and learning to manage risks on the trail. [Read more…] about What to include in your hiking itinerary