Officially there are 67 days till the first day of Summer, which is Friday, June 21, 2013. That leaves about 9 weeks to get your hiking boots polished, your backpack adjusted, your first aid kit restocked, your hiking outfits planned (obviously) and not to mention planning and buying permits for any big multi-day trips!
If you read that and were like “I don’t even like hiking” then 1) I don’t know why or how you found this blog and 2) you should most definitely read this post. Hopefully you’ll change your mind.
If you read that and realized you’re missing some key items then you should check out these posts to help get organized and ready!
Obviously, girls, we don’t want to be mistaken for Big Foot out there, so brush up on these beauty tips that will keep you looking fresh.
If you can’t hold your horses any longer and want to get an early start at hiking season, then read this trail review for Ha Ling. Its lower altitude and year-round use (snow covered trail is boot packed) make it a good option.
Finally, I will leave you with two exciting pieces of information, that the gear junkies will especially like.
1. MEC has free shipping until April 16, so order your gear now!
Let the preparation for summer begin!