Category: Hiking


The Salt Path by Raynor Winn

Winn and her husband Moth, who was diagnosed with a terminal illness, became homeless after a bad investment and decided to walk the 630-mile (1,010 km) South West Coast Path. … In September 2019 it was the number one bestselling book in UK independent bookstores. An excellent read. The couple had not hiked for …

The Most Dangerous Path In Britain

Tom Scott: The Broomway is surrounded on both sides by quicksand and deep, sucking mud. It has no markers and no guideposts. And if you mistime your walk, you won't outrun the tide. Oh, and it's in the middle of a Ministry of Defence firing range. But most of the …

Quiz: Can You Name These National Parks?

National Park Week is just about over and that means it’s time to put your knowledge to the test! Check out our short quiz below and find out how much you really know about our beautiful National Parks. And If you haven’t had time to celebrate our beautiful National Parks this …

Jack Point Trail, Nanaimo

Trip report by BestHike editor Rick McCharles. Click PLAY or watch a Christmas Eve hike on YouTube. Jack Point is a 5.1 kilometer moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail …

Top Bridge Trail, Parksville B

Trip report by BestHike editor Rick McCharles. A surprisingly rugged and interesting 5km day hike connects the town of Parksville with Top Bridge. It's official name is the Top Bridge Regional Trail. In good weather, the bridge is a popular swimming spot. Click PLAY or watch a December hike on …

A Look New Balance® Technologies, Part One.

Newsworthy items from around the world, for the Sportsman like you! Sportsman’s Guide is proud to offer a wide range of reliable New Balance® footwear for men and women. Athletic shoes, running shoes, Trail walkers…even sandals and insoles. So if you’re working out, hitting the trails, or maybe you just …

Great Hikes in the Italian Dolomites

The Dolomites are one of our top 10 hiking regions in the world. The wikiloc app compiled a list of some of their favourite adventures: Lake SorapisMarmolada PeakViel dal Pan refuge from the Pordoi PassTre Cime di LavaredoSassolungo circuitAdolf Munkel TrekTrekking of the Thinking ChristFanes Cascades… and more The Dolomites …

Running Qualicum, Vancouver Island

Qualicum Beach has a population of about 10,000. It's a charming retirement community — median age of 65.9 in 2016 — in one of Canada's best winter climates. Temperate rain forest is ideal for hiking, cycling or running year round. One highlight of Qualicum are the 400 year old Douglas …

Lowepro backpack – Photo Sport 200

I FINALLY got a dedicated camera gear backpack. Paid CDN$ 150 for a LowePro Photo Sport 200. (Now discontinued.) Easily fits my 3 small cameras and assorted add-ons. As well as extra layers, snacks and water. 1.2 kgairplane carry-on sizenarrow profile Click PLAY or watch it in action on YouTube. …

HOW to survive the West Coast Trail

BestHike editor Rick McCharles After hiking the West Coast Trail twice in 2021, I put together a video playlist with two goals: 1. WHY the West Coast Trail is our #1 hike in the world. 2. HOW to survive. It's dangerous and challenging. Below are all 7 videos. If they …

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