Safety Tips for Solo Hiking

Hiking is one of my favorite ways to get outdoors and exercise. A long solo hike makes me feel peaceful and in touch with nature. It is, however, important to stay safe while hitting the trails. As an avid hiker, I’ve outlined some of my top tips for staying safe while hiking.

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Hidden Caves and Petroglyphs: Grimes Point in Fallon, Nevada

Grimes Point, an hour east of Reno in the small town of Fallon, Nevada is an area that is a step back in time to the days when hunter gatherer Native Americans lived off the land. Hidden caves and petroglyphs dominate in this fascinating historical site, with the desert backdrop only adding to the intrigue. Continue reading “Hidden Caves and Petroglyphs: Grimes Point in Fallon, Nevada”

Hiking in the Cotswolds: Leckhampton Hill

One of the things I love most about living on the doorsteps of the Cotswolds, an area of designated natural beauty in England, is the ample hiking and country walk opportunities that the region provides.  And, after recovering from a cold last week, the first thing I wanted to do was get up and out, so I headed to Leckhampton Hill, a popular hiking area in the Cotswolds near Cheltenham. Leckhampton Hill has the Cotswolds Way, a walking path that stretches across the area. Continue reading “Hiking in the Cotswolds: Leckhampton Hill”