If you like hiking, there are a few things to consider: first you’ll need to find non-leather hiking boots, to avoid sore feet and blisters. Then you need to know the etiquette of hiking in nature, to avoid harm to the planet and wildlife. And if you take your dog, you need to know how to keep him or her safe from poisonous plants and wild animals, and know whether the journey is not too much.
Walk takes you a leisurely ramble through the woods, a meandering city stroll, a blustery seaside promenade or a vigorous mountain hike. All have their delights and incomparable joys. Whatever your walking style, you’ll be captivated and enthralled by the stories of classic writing, along with practical tips. So lace up your boots and head for the hills. Author David Bathurst has walked all National Trails and the Coast to Coast Walk, the entire south coast of England and the highest points of all the English counties and the peaks of England, Wales and Scotland. Leave only footprints and good memories. Read the 7 steps of Leave No Trace.
Where to Find Vegan Hiking Boots
Ethical Wares makes good hiking boots and shoes, with profits helping rescued barnyard friends. In styles and colours for men and women, this brand has a loyal worldwide customer ase, with improved Aqua-Stop water resistant/breathable linings and dual density Vibram soles.
Wills Vegan Shoes sell good waterproof hiking boots for men and women. Made in Italy, these have treated uppers, to last years of hiking trips. The articulated lace hooks allow better lace sliding and EVA insoles offer good support. The uppers are created with scuff-resistant materials, to take the boots off-road. Finished with vegan suede.
Stainless Steel Water Bottles for Hikers
These stainless steel bottles for hikers were invented after a 100-mile road race across the Texas desert. Warm beverages are fine, but they don’t recommend hot liquids (never drink hot liquids through a straw). Sold with a lifetime guarantee.
The man used his knowledge of medical equipment to fill an IV-fluid bag with water, and attached a thin hose, to rehydrate without losing time. The main bottles are stainless steel (the children’s bottles are cleaned in a different way, due to an anti-choking design).
Tips on Hiking with Dogs
If you are taking a young fit dog hiking with you, read this book to keep your dog safe, which covers how to prevent heatstroke, and what to do if you encounter toxic plants, spiders or snakes. Includes an easy-to-use illustrated first aid guide.
The Essential Guide to Hiking with Dogs includes tips to keep you and your four-legged friend safe, if you are new to hiking. From trail etiquette to leave no trace ethics, also learn of important gear to pack and essential commands to learn on the trail. Features beautiful photos from the author. Visit Jen at Hiking with Dogs.