Hiking Adventures with MÜLIBEX — hiking RSS

Essentials to making sure your hike doesn't suck

Here are some vital lessons I’ve learned through many years backpacking, mountaineering, hiking, and serving in the armed forces. Use these tips to improve novice to expert hiking adventures. Footwear: Probably the single most important piece of gear that I own. No matter where i’ve been, whether it’s cold and icy, or hot and bone dry, choosing proper footwear that is well broken in has made the difference between painful sucking and kicking serious butt on the trail. My go to, are lightweight, mid ankle, waterproof approach boots that are comfortable while trekking, but can handle technical  terrain when you need them to. When mountaineering, I have 2 pairs in my arsenal depending on the duration of my trip. A single...

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Top 5 things I love about being outside

  For most of my life, up until about 12 years ago, my career setting was the outdoors. Growing up as a kid and young adult in the Blue Ridge mountains, my time as a Marine and many more jobs before I became a Structural Design Engineer. What I can say about having to be inside for most of the day in a cube farm with it’s hospital like atmosphere, is that almost every moment I want to be outside and in nature. There is nothing more pure and refreshing than the moments that I have spent on snowy peaks, lush green meadows, or wading through a fast moving river. This absolute love for the freedoms of the great outdoors...

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