Tag: hiking

Common Walking and Hiking Injuries

  COMMON HIKING AND WALKING INJURIES Some of the most common walking and hiking injuries are easily preventable: blisters on feet, sore hips and knees, cuts and scrapes, and dehydration.   BLISTERS: What causes blisters? Friction or rubbing of the skin is one of the most common causes of blisters. Blisters caused by rubbing and […]

Seasonal Safety Tips for Hikers

Seasonal Safety Tips for Hikers HIKING SAFETY No matter the season, never hike alone. The Adirondack Mountain Club recommends a minimum of three people in a hiking group, and each person should be equipped with a map and compass. Study the map before heading out on the hike and stay together on the trail. Always […]