main_5569700We include here a series of tutorials on a wide range of topics related to hiking in the outdoors. These range from selecting equipment such as day packs, hiking boots, clothing and socks to reading trail markings and dealing with a lightning thunderstorm or being lost in the woods. We also cover some of the other dangers in hiking such as meeting a bear or coyote. Some tutorials try to explain concepts such as reading an elevation profile or a topographic map and selecting a gps. Others cover equipment use such as using a hiking pole or packing a backpack. Videos are included where appropriate.