Trekking for Beginners: How to do it

If you’ve never trekked before it can be daunting. But like with all challenges, once you have it down there’s no turning back. You’ll be enjoying the great outdoors – with no cars and minimum technology – complete with beautiful views, the sounds of nature and adventures by the bucketload. 

Hiking is a joy, but by following a few tricks you can make your adventure even more memorable. Do the right amount of prep, be realistic with your expectations, and most importantly enjoy yourself! 

Goatrek’s Recommendations for Outdoor Activity During COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected all of our lives for the time being and most likely beyond. It is important to be and stay aware of the most up-to-date information being released by the CDC, and this includes current changes to the way we spend time in nature. In order to keep ourselves, our communities, and our outdoor spaces safe during this unpredictable time, please consider these recommendations.

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The 5 Best Family Beaches in Canada

When thinking about vacationing in Canada, beaches aren’t necessarily the first thing to come to mind. But, it may surprise you to discover that Canada is actually home to several picturesque beaches that are great for families – and you’ll find them all across the country. Here’s an overview of some of the most popular spots and what makes each so special.

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12 Awesome Facts About Jordan

Less than 200 miles (300 kms) north to south and much thinner, Jordan packs Red Sea beaches, Roman ruins, rushing canyons, a host of UNESCO World Heritage Sites and the world’s lowest point into a compact package.

Young metropolitan Jordanians soak up Amman’s buzzing nightlife while bedouins sip tea under the stars of the desert night sky. This land of contrast is full of intrigue and unexpected wonders.

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11 Things You Didn’t Know About San Francisco

San Francisco is a pretty well-known place. When you think of San Francisco, you might think of the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz prison, or the steep streets and rolling hills. This city is also known around the world for countercultural movements of the 1960s.

If you’re a foodie, you might even think about Ghiradelli’s Chocolate, Rice-A-Roni, lobster rolls or sourdough bread! And these days, San Francisco also brings to mind the tech boom and a rising cost of living.

However, the thirteenth largest city in the US also has some pretty interesting historical facts. Check out these 11 interesting facts we’ve gathered–you might be surprised how much you don’t know about SF!

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Top Breathtaking Viewpoints Worldwide

Whether from the top of a snow-capped mountain or cascading waterfalls, there is no shortage of awe-inspiring places to grab a memorable view. Get up early, be adventurous, avoid the crowds, find a vantage point and appreciate the incredible beauty of this world.

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6 Most Dangerous Hiking Trails In The World

Are you a hiking enthusiast who loves to test the limits? Maybe you prefer to look at the gorgeous pictures other people take on the trails. If you are in the second category, these hikes might not be for you.

When we consider dangerous hikes, we often think of extreme elevation and steep climbs. But there are many hazards, such as creaky boards, eroding rock, deadly wildlife and harsh elements. Let’s check out some of the deadliest trails that the world has to offer:

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5 Stunning Long-Distance Trails in Canada You Must Do

Canada is home to some of the most incredible hiking and backpacking trails in the world. If you love heading out into the wilderness for days on end, these trails might just be perfect for you. Here’s a look at five of the most popular long-distance trails in Canada to get you excited for your next adventure.

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A Beginner’s Guide to Alaska

With 586,412 square miles of glorious land to explore, Alaska offers plenty of opportunities for enthusiastic travelers to delve into new worlds. Aside from its masses of glaciers, thousands of freshwater salmon and towering national parks, it’s also home to some of America’s best attractions. If you’re yet to explore this infrequently considered travel gem, here’s your beginner’s guide to Alaska.

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The Best Ontario Provincial Parks

Whether you’re looking for a calm retreat in nature or a fun outdoors adventure, the Ontario Provincial Parks System has you covered. With over 19,000 parks and campsites to choose from, an abundance of lush green forests, amazing cliff views and beaches with sparkling blue water, there is so much beauty to be found here.

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