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2016 Tech For The Adventure Traveller Who Has Everything.

Being a seasoned adventure traveller, you’ve earned your stripes. You’ve taken the tough trails, weathered the storm – literally, pushed physical limits and have come face to face with new worlds and cultures. There’s no doubt you’ve accumulated great gear to help you along those journeys. But besides your old lucky compass or perfectly worked in hiking boots, most of ... Read More »

7 safety tips for summer hiking in the Grand Canyon

safety advice for hiking in the grand canyon during the summer

The Grand Canyon is like no other place on earth. Absolutely epic in every way, from the number of visitors (nearly 5 million a year) to it’s ancient geological history (2 billion years worth)  Arizona’s Grand Canyon is a dream hiking destination. “It’s easy to think of the canyon as a hole in the ground, but when you’re there it’s so ... Read More »

8 steps to picking a pack for your US hiking trip

how to pick a hiking pack for a trip to Europe

On the Pure Adventures blog we’ve talked about how to avoid blisters, pick the perfect hiking boots and suggested ways to save on a hiking trip, setting you up for a memorable self-guided trip to Utah, Arizona or California. The final piece of the self guided gear puzzle is picking a pack. Because backpacking forces you to carry all your ... Read More »