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TIPS ON HIKING WITH OUR FURRY BEST FRIENDS

The “Dog Days” of Summer are fast coming to an end, and there is beginning to be a crispness in the air as the Autumn leaves are swirling around us. This is an awesome opportunity for you to consider taking your relationship with your canine companion a few steps further as you try out these hiking tips with your furry best friend. Hopefully these tips will help you become best hiking buddies for many years to come!

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HIKING INDIAN FORT MOUNTAIN AND THE PINNACLES, BEREA KY

 

 

Berea is a small town in Madison County that sits at the edge of central Kentucky’s Blue Grass Region. It is best known for its art festivals, historic buildings and restaurants, and Berea College, its liberal arts college. The Forestry Department of Berea College owns over 8,400 acres of forests, and boasts almost 12 miles of trail networks, which includes 9 miles of hiking trails that run through Indian Fort Mountain, and is home to the famous East and West Pinnacles hiking trails.

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CAMPING AND HIKING SURVIVAL TIPS

 

 

When we set out on our hiking or camping trips, we all head out in a happy frame of mind, totally expecting to have an awesome time in nature. We never know just when some type of unexpected emergency or disaster will strike. While it is definitely not anything we want to go through, we need to have some camping and hiking survival tips and gear already prepared, for those “it can’t or won’t happen to me” moments.

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NOW YOU CAN HAVE ENDLESS HOT WATER WHEN CAMPING!!

 

 

After an awesome day of camping, hiking, and enjoying everything nature has to offer, nothing would feel much better than a relaxing hot shower. But here you are in the middle of the woods, miles from this luxury, right? Not anymore, thanks to some great camping upgrades, such as propane and battery powered hot water heating systems. Just imagine having an endless supply of hot water at your disposal – in the middle of nowhere!

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PREPARING FOR A HIKE WITH THIS DAY HIKING CHECKLIST

 

Spring has sprung, and it’s time to shake off any lingering Winter blah’s and get ready to hit those hiking trails in ernest! In order to be totally prepared for a day hike, I have compiled a DAY HIKING CHECKLIST, below. If you would like information on how to prepare for an overnight or even longer hiking trip, please refer to my article HOW TO PACK YOUR HIKING BACKPACK CORRECTLY, listed on my front page, under Nettie’s Posts.

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