Hiking can be super intimidating at first. Take it easy on yourself and go slow. Start with an easy local trail and work your way up. No one hikes Mount Everest in one day, so hike one trail at a time.
We want you to feel confident and empowered to go out on trail. With or without a friend you can take a hike using these simple tips.
Hiking tips for beginners
Remember this is a time to disconnect and take advantage of natures therapeutic benefits
Keep it simple Easy to Moderate trails 4-5 km round trip
Find a friend
Wear loose clothing and dress in layers to accommodate different climates.
Wear shoes with support or grip
Pack light: bring enough water, healthy snacks and lunch if needed
Check weather and prep accordingly
Download the trail map or grab a map if available
DON'T litter find a place to store your food wrappers, peels etc.. until you can properly discard
“Now take a hike. Look up, observe the scenery and take it all in.”