Category Archives: hiking boots

Want to be Happy?

British and American scientists have published new research showing that group nature walks help us combat stress while boosting mental well-being. Researchers from the University of Michigan and Edge Hill University in England evaluated 1,991 participants in England’s Walking for … Continue reading

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Viggo Mortensen in Stilettos?

And now for a word about footwear for the hiker: Despite being nearly 6′ tall I like to wear high heels. However, having suffered both trial and error I am now trained to understand that there are appropriate and inappropriate conditions for each carefully engineered … Continue reading

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