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A BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO SOLO HIKING

A BEGINNER'S GUIDE TO SOLO HIKING

Have you ever gone hiking within the backcountry with a large, conversational group of buddies and thought to yourself, At the same time, why is it that we can feel so comfortable going for a get into the local park by ourselves yet once it comes to solo hiking, we think twice? Solo hiking is such an excellent form of relaxation but it does come with some unique challenges. Here at The Asezeef, we understand you might be hesitant. That’s why we’ve put together this fantastic Article to answer all of your questions and get you out on the trail by yourself in no time at all!

1. WHAT IS SOLO HIKING?

Solo hiking is no different at all to regular hiking, except you’re out there doing it by yourself! It doesn’t matter whether it’s a quick jaunt through your local nature park or a 12-day trek out in the wilds. If you’re hiking alone, then it’s a solo hike.

2. WHY SHOULD I GO SOLO HIKING?

There are many reasons why you might consider solo hiking. It may be to escape the rat race and enjoy the quiet and solitude of the backtrail. For some, it’s the enjoyment they get out of successfully challenging themselves physically and mentally.

Then there are those who simply prefer their own company to that of others — the introverts of the world. All are equally valid explanations, and there is no doubt there are many other reasons out there!

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