People often ask me what tools I like to use when training, hiking, and climbing. I love how technology has made it easier to get and stay fit. Here are my top 5 favorite apps.
Note: I have an iPhone now but most are available on Android and other devices. Also don’t forget this earlier post on The Best Outdoor Apps.
Added by Ali Alami on January 24, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments
Kilimanjaro 19,341' (5,895 m), the highest mountain in Africa was one of my favorite trekking experiences and a mountain that people ask me about often when it comes to training and preparation. That’s why I’ve decided to write down some tips specific to a successful Kili summit and safe return. I’m not going to get into too much of route descriptions, standard equipment, etc… but try and keep it to unique recommendations for Kili.
Although Kilimanjaro is not a particularly difficult…Continue
Added by Ali Alami on January 23, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments
In 2012 December, I attempted to climb Kilimanjaro with my two daughters and the blog is about the overall experience.
Added by Gunny on January 22, 2013 at 4:30pm — No Comments
Essentials to pack for Snowshoeing
Snowshoeing is becoming more and more popular, not only is it fun but it’s a great way to get in shape or stay in shape during the winter. I find that snowshoeing for 5 miles is as good a workout for me as hiking 10. I’ve come across many people snowshoeing on the trail who are hours from the trailhead with no backpack and minimal gear. I think they’re taking an unnecessary risk. Mother Nature is much less forgiving in the winter…