Plan and prepare for your first hike
Essential gear and equipment
Learn to navigate with a compass and GPS
Specialist skills needed to tackle longer hikes
Great hiking destinations around the world
Learn to prepare for whatever journey you choose, from an overnight hike on a popular trail to a longer trip into the backcountry. Hiking is a concise yet comprehensive guide that will inspire and encourage you to fill your pack and set off to conquer new trails.
Jacques Marais has hiked extensively through Africa, Europe, and Southeast Asia. He is a writer and journalist whose work has appeared in GQ, Men's Health, and Adventure Zone magazines.