How To Plan A Day Hiking Trip

How To Plan A Day Hiking Trip

If you have never been hiking before, it could be rather overwhelming trying to figure out where to begin. Well let me start by saying that it doesn’t have to be complicated to get out and explore the great outdoors. You don’t need to own a ton of fancy gear or have...
Three Items to Splurge On

Three Items to Splurge On

Hiking and backpacking are some of those activities that you can spend as little or as much money on as you want. Products come in a wide range of prices depending on what you are looking for and most of the things you’ll need on the trails won’t need to be bought...
Brissy Ridge and North Lake Loop

Brissy Ridge and North Lake Loop

Paris Mountain State Park is one of the greatest assets in Greenville. This beautiful park has more than 15 miles of hiking and biking trails. With it being only a few minutes away from downtown, it is a great place for a weekend getaway or even an after work retreat....
Get Out More Tour Experience

Get Out More Tour Experience

Last weekend, we were able to check out the Backpacker Magazine Get Out More Tour which was hosted by The Local Hiker in Spartanburg, SC. When we arrived there was a local bluegrass band, Backline, serenading the local hikers who were waiting to hear from Backpacker...
Cedar Rock Mountain

Cedar Rock Mountain

Cedar Rock Mountain, located in Dupont State Forest, is a moderate hike that offers amazing views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. This part of Dupont State Forest is very popular with both hikers and mountain bikers, so there is a pretty decent sized parking area. The...