A bonus infographic this week for you all, my loyal readers! Again coming from ScoutmasterCG.com, this infographic describes the 30/30 rule for lightning safety. So, don’t get caught out in the storm… keep this in mind, and be safe out there!
Alright stop, read this post and listen. Just Your Average Hiker’s back with a brand new addition. Sorry folks, I had to do it (and I do feel bad about it!). I was growing up with Vanilla Ice was “big”, and yes, I even went to one of his concerts…. in this post, I am […]
It was the perfect weather for hiking. It had rained for a few days prior, but it was going to hold out for most of the day according to the forecast. I drove the 3 hours north at 6am that morning, and arrived at the parking area for the Greely Pond Trail (which is the […]
Before I set out into the woods, even for a simple local day hike, I always leave a copy of my itinerary with The Wife. If I am going with a group, we all leave that information with our significant others, or, a close friend or family member. Before I go, I give the following […]
Here’s another video tip for you, again recorded when I was at Wachusett Mountain State Reservation over Memorial Day weekend. Same issues – bad orientation, slightly out of breath, but, at least in this video I am not as sweaty! This tip focuses on the importance of using trekking poles when hiking in wet weather […]