Increased Popularity of Hiking and Available Information

Have you noticed more hikers on the trails these days?  According to the Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association, 33.4 million people hiked in the United States in 2011.  And, hikers want to know what gear to purchase, how much water to carry, which snacks to bring, which trails to hike, and what the benefits are.

This month, both Fitness Magazine and published articles entitled Take a Hike!

Fitness Magazine, July/August 2012 Issue: Take a Hike: Chews You Can Use

 Happy Hiking!