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An abandoned railway in Karangahake, New Zealand.

I hiked through a creepy abandoned gold mine in New Zealand and lived to tell the tale. Take a look inside.

Karangahake Gorge Historic Walkway in Karangahake, New Zealand, follows an old railway line with access to an abandoned gold mine. Bring a flashlight.

The best hiking socks

If you are looking for a great pair of hiking socks for venturing outdoors, here are the best you can buy.

The best canteens

Canteens are great to have on a hike or camping trip. These are the best canteens you can buy, from Pinty, Laken, Stanley, and more.

The best men’s hiking boots

Head into the great outdoors with the best hiking boots for men. We've climbed mountains to find the five best pairs of men's hiking boots.
A composite image showing Queensland Government's footage of when Neil Parker was rescued by hospital and an interview Parker did from hospital.

An Australian hiker crawled ‘inch-by-inch’ for 2 days through the wilderness to safety after he fell down a waterfall and his leg ‘s...

Neil Parker was hiking outside of Brisbane when he fell six meters (20 feet) down a waterfall and had no way of being seen or calling for help.

The best fire starters you can buy

When you're out in the wild, it's good to have a reliable fire starter on hand. These are the best fire starters of 2019 for your next camp trip.

The best compasses you can buy

Not all who wander are lost, and that's especially true if you have a compass on hand. These are the best compasses you can buy.
The Arroyo Seco River.

Lost campers in California were found after sending a message in a bottle down a waterfall

When Curtis Whiston and his family became stranded, he sent out an SOS over a waterfall. Now he wants to thank the hikers that saved them.

The best hiking backpacks you can buy

When you go on a hike, you need a great hiking backpack. These are the best hiking backpacks you can buy for any journey.
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Bear attacks and falling rocks? Here’s what to know to stay safe while hiking

Nature-focused Instagram accounts offer tons of inspiration for wanna-be hikers. But you may not have the skills to make it to your coveted photo spot safely.