Week one: Let's get moving. Though you might not realize it, hiking is an effective way to strengthen and tone your entire body, especially your quads and glutes. And as a sports medicine doctor, I love
Sierra Designs Flash 3UL BEST FOR: Backpacking any time rain is in the forecast. THE TEST: At first it might seem crazy that the Flash ($499) doesn’t have vestibules over its two waterproof doors. But
If taking a crack at the Appalachian or Pacific Crest Trail has been on your mind of late, you’re not alone. But reality check: Most of us are not in a position to hike for five months straight. So don't.