Why Join a Hiking/Walking Club? – Benicia, CA Patch

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One great hiking tip is to join a hiking club in your area. There are several reasons to join a hiking club. Check out some of the advantages in this article at http://benicia.patch.com/articles/why-join-a-hikingwalking-club.

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12 Things You May Not Have Known About the Appalachian Trail

If you are a hiker interested in continually searching out hiking tips, then it is likely you have already been on the Appalacian Trail or plan to hike the trail in the future. CNN has published an interesting article that revels some information about the trail you may not know.

Did you know that the length of the Appalachian Trail is constantly changing?

Do you know how many people have hiked the trail since it opened in 1937?

You can learn about these and several additional “little known” facts about the Appalacian Trail in the CNN article 12 things you may not have known about the Appalachian Trail.

Types of hiking trails: All shapes and sizes

One of the important hiking tips that hikers need to pay attention to the signs at the start of trails.

The first time I hiked a Class 3 trail I did not expect to have to jump across large walks and climb a small rock cliff. It was only because I didn’t take the signs at the start of the trail seriously. I have taken them seriously ever since that experience.

“A Class 3 trail is for only the most experienced climbers and hikers. You may even need to use your hands to climb up rocks or small cliffsides.”

Types of hiking trails: All shapes and sizes