Tag Archives: solo

Backpacking in a Monsoon, Episode Three: Egg Soup and Hiking the Loop

In this series, I decided to go backpacking despite a huge band of monsoonal moisture that was making its way through Utah at the end of July, 2021. The weather was moody, at times clear with sunny skies, at others a torrential downpour that made me question what I was thinking trying to camp in such conditions. This is episode three, which consisted of eating a pretty nasty breakfast, followed by a hike from Jewel Lake to […]

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Hiking Alone in isolated Swiss Mountains

This is my first video, if you like it, please subscribe. There is much more to come. (Paid links) My Drone: My Camera: I hiked 15 Miles in one Day in a remote Mountain Range in the Bernese Alps of Switzerland. No other people, no distractions, just nature. Enjoy! Zen Hiking Switzerland is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees […]

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5 Beginner Tips for Hiking Solo

5 quick tips for beginning solo hikers and backpackers. An overview of safety tips and tricks and things to take into consideration before attempting a solo hike. Source link

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Solo Hiking – Safety Tips for Women! Training hike #2. Sandia Mountain Foothills

Training hike #2 and discussing Tips for Women hiking solo. I love hiking solo but there are a few things I do every hike to feel safe. I always let someone local know where I am going, what trail, time to return, and what I am wearing. Sending them a photo at trailhead is even better. I always hike trail that I have hiked before, so I am familiar with trail conditions and know what to expect. […]

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Top 5 Tips for Solo Hiking

Five tips to solo hiking. If you’re wanting to get out on some solo adventures but you’re nervous or anxious or apprehensive and need some guidance, I hope these tips will give you the confidence you need to head out fully prepared and enjoy it! My Kit List: Osprey Daylite 13L: Lowe Alpine 24L: Osprey 2.5L water bladder: Anker Power Bank (small): Anker Power Bank (large): Multi-charging lead: Hydroflask: Berghaus Waterproof (in blue) North Face gloves: Patagonia […]

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Hiking 170 kilometers alone in Finnish wilderness | Taival Outdoors

Experience with me this 170 kilometers long backpacking trip I did alone through Finnish wilderness. I hiked southbound a section of the old, somewhat forgotten, but still prestigious UKK-trail (UKK-reitti) from Pintamo to Hyrynsalmi, through boreal forests, high hills and wet mires. During my week long trip I managed to visit many interesting sights (checkout the timestamps below if you’re interested in something specific), slept in lean-to shelters and did a couple of water crossings with little […]

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11 Safety Tips for Solo Hikers

Hiking alone can sometimes be scary and dangerous. In this video I list 11 precautions I take to make my solo hikes as safe as possible! // t i m e s t a m p s 0:00 – Intro 1:29 – Be prepared 4:01 – Keep at least one person informed on your plans 5:16 – Carry a satellite communicator 6:57 – Take a whistle with you 7:35 – Trust your gut feeling 8:21 – Don’t […]

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