Go High and Stay Well: 5 Healthy Tips for High Altitude Travel

The higher you go, the “thinner” the air gets, and when you go too high too fast, your body cannot get the oxygen it needs. While many people can reach up to 8,000 feet without any ill effects, anyone who travels from lower altitudes to above 6,500 feet could experience altitude sickness. So whether you’re…

Safety Tips for Your Next Hiking Trip

Fall’s pleasant temperatures and gorgeous leaves have a lot of outdoor enthusiasts ready for a hiking vacation. Whether you’re hiking international trails, or staying close to home, these tips will help you plan a safe and enjoyable hiking adventure. Research your options. The home page of the National Park Service is a great place to…