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The Complete Guide to Hiking

hikingIf you are looking for a way to keep fit and have fun, there is no better exercise than hiking. You need nothing more than a good pair of shoes, a water bottle, and a good map to show you some of the most spectacular locations in your local area. There are hiking trails available for all levels of age, fitness and abilities.

This guide will provide you with a number of handy hints to help you increase your fitness, ensure your safety, and to make sure that you have the tools and equipment necessary to ensure that your hiking adventures are fun and memorable.

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Top 10 Gadgets No Hiker Should Be Without

Hiking gadgets can make a walk in the wilderness not just more fun, but also a bit easier to bear. Learn about the top 10 gadgets you should have with you when don your boots and hit...

Best Hiking Android Apps

In addition to the hiking boots and backpack, gear up for a trek into the wilderness with an Android hiking app. Navigate with the AlpineQuest GPS Hiking app or the Gaia GPS app. Hiking...

The Best Hiking GPS Units

It is tough to label a particular navigation unit as the best GPS hiking unit, but there are some clear-cut leaders in each segment. So, let us take a look at some of the best hiking...

The Uses of GPS: Find Directions, Assist in Emergencies, and Even Find Your Children

GPS systems and programs offers a variety of uses. In this first part of our two part series we examine some of the main uses of GPS. This section examines driving directions, off trail...

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    Best Hiking Android Apps

    In addition to the hiking boots and backpack, gear up for a trek into the wilderness with an Android hiking app. Navigate with the AlpineQuest GPS Hiking app or the Gaia GPS app. Hiking Diary, Hiking Planner...

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    The Best Hiking GPS Units

    It is tough to label a particular navigation unit as the best GPS hiking unit, but there are some clear-cut leaders in each segment. So, let us take a look at some of the best hiking GPS units, based upon...

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    How to Capture Stunning Photos of the Grand Canyon

    The Grand Canyon's immense size and challenges can overwhelm the casual photographer. Here's how you can be better prepared for a visit to one of America's natural wonders....

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    Offline GPS Apps for Android

    Here is a review of Android apps that offer offline navigation. You can download any of these Android offline GPS apps by scanning the QR code with a barcode scanner app....

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    Best Android Altimeter Apps

    Good altimeter apps are not widely available in the Android Market. This is slightly odd as an Android device is perfectly capable of showing altitude measurements. There are a few apps that are worthwhile...

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Tips on Choosing the Best Hiking GPS

Do you want to know about how to choose the best hiking GPS? Generally, most avid hikers purchase GPS units for hiking so that they can explore destinations with the comfort of...

The Best GPS for Hiking and Geocaching

What is the best GPS for hiking and geocaching? Here, you’ll find the top of the line feature-laden model for when money is no object. This GPS device will definitely maximize...