Hiking is fun until it's not. And it's usually not when you have a massive blister bubbling under your big toe or your backpack rubs the skin on your hips and shoulders raw. None of these are immediately life threatening—unless you don't treat some of them in time—but they're a surefire way to cause serious discomfort. We want to know which ailment would ruin your trip, and if you have a specific experience, share your story with us in the comments.
Poll | What food do you crave most after a long hike?
Upon crawling out the woods after hiking many miles, you can't bear to crack open another bag of trail mix or freeze-dried rice and beans. You'd much rather replenish your calories with a hot meal that doesn't require mixing with water boiled over your camp stove. We've rounded ...read more