Posts — outdoor safety

The Tenderfoot Hiker and the Ten Essentials

backcountry day hiking gear gear list hiking hiking essentials outdoor safety post by Christina ten essentials

The Tenderfoot Hiker and the Ten Essentials

The Tenderfoot Hiker and the Ten EssentialsBy Christina Hiebert (The Backpack Chronicles) On a gorgeous evening, I joined Backcountry Women at Birds Hill Provincial Park to lead a speaking event about the Ten Essentials of hiking. First off, I want to thank everyone who came out. We shared a lot of laughs and learned quite a bit from one another. This event was a true testament to what can be accomplished when  women empower women. Each of us hike our own hike and what that means is we will all do things a little differently. The gear that we decide...

Read more →