The Let’s Hike Blog invites its loyal readers to use a drum pump as a walking stick the next time you hit the trails. Of course a hiker can harvest their own walking stick from the bounty of the forest. But often times these “home made” walking sticks are not of the best quality. But when a hiker uses this particular piece of equipment by contrast it is guaranteed not to bend or break as your average stick found on the woodland floor is apt to do. It is for this reason that this piece of equipment works better than the natural alternative.
USE A TOTE PUMP AS A WALKING STICK
All manner of pumps can be used as viable walking sticks as well. They serve this purpose well because they are the right height and can be grasped easily which makes for great hiking. The perfect walking stick stands taller than the height where the hand will hang from the side of the body. It will also provide a sufficient area that can be grasped by said hand. Pumps work especially well in this capacity because they are the exact height required as well as having a sufficient area for hand grasping purposes.
Many people prefer the natural feel of a stick found in the forest. Hiking is a healthy outdoor activity and it stands to reason that people who enjoy hiking would also prefer to use a natural walking stick as more in keeping with the natural aspects of the pass time. Usually, the editorial board of the Let’s Hike Blog would tend to agree with this position, however, once we tried using a pump instead of a natural wood walking stick we were instantly converted. Pumps make for great walking sticks and we invite all of our loyal readers to give it a try.
The Let’s Hike Blog invites its loyal readers and newcomers to the blog alike to take a break from their busy hiking strategy and rind in the Wendover Fun Bus for a change. Now we all know the many benefits of hiking. We all know that hiking is a healthy activity. We all know that hiking is fun and a great way to see and explore the great outdoors. But for some people who hike on a regular basis it becomes necessary to take a break from hiking and find some other mode of transportation in which to experience health, fun and beauty. To them we suggest they take a ride on the Wendover Fun Bus.
Do Not Forget About the St George Shuttle as a Fun Mode of Transportation
Of course, no conversation about hiking and using the Wendover Fun Bus as an alternative to hiking is complete without making mention of the St George Shuttle as another alternate fun mode of transportation. This is a true statement because both modes of transportation are equally good in terms of being such an adequate alternative to hiking and yet maintaining the fun quality that hiking seems to possess for the people who engage in such an activity.
Do not get me wrong. This is a blog that is dedicated to the celebration of hiking as a wholesome, fun and healthy activity. We (the members of the Let’s Hike Blog editorial board) are in no way advocating the removal of hiking from the list of activities one chooses to engage in on a daily basis. Rather, all we are attempting to say in this blog is that it is okay to take a break from hiking from time to time. Otherwise, hiking becomes an obligation rather than the joy that it is intended to be.
The Let’s Hike Blog invites our readers to not make use of Park City taxi and hike instead. The purpose of this blog is to encourage people to hike so it probably comes as no surprise (especially to our loyal readership) that we have taken the time to extend this invitation. There are many salient reasons to hike as opposed to taking a taxi to get from one location to another. Sometimes a taxi is not a practicable option. This is especially true in areas where people tend to hike. For example, no one would expect to see a taxi driving along a mountain path or through the back woods.
WE INVITE YOU TO HIKE RATHER THAN TAKE A SHUTTLE FROM SALT LAKE CITY TO PARK CITY
Now one particular route where it would be a better option in which to take motorized transportation is the route from Salt Lake City to Park City. Nevertheless we invite our readers to hike that route as well. We do this not only because we are a blog dedicated to encouraging our readership to hike, but also because hiking is a pleasant and healthy activity in which to take part. Just because a distance is far and perhaps one better suited for an automobile does not preclude the possibility that it can be hiked.
Hikers enjoy a challenge. As such, it makes sense that a route that one might not consider a normal hiking route might not be considered precisely because it would be a challenging route to hike. Therefore, we encourage our readership to hike it. It is a challenging route and not one a hiker is likely to consider. And so gentle readers tell the cab driver to pull over. Get out of the cab and simply start hiking. You know you want to.
It is no surprise to hear that a hiker employed the use of a massage therapist Salt Lake City to treat muscles made sore through vigorous hiking. Walking through the woods, up steep mountain paths and down into valleys all can take their toll on the muscles of the legs. Although hiking is one of the most healthy activities a person can undertake this does not mean that there are no short term negative consequences associated with it. Obviously, sore muscles are one such short term negative consequence and one of the best ways in which to deal with this condition is to employ the use of a massage therapist.
MAKING USE OF MASSAGE THERAPIST SALT LAKE CITY
Certainly sore muscles are not the worst thing in the world and when one uses a massage therapist sore muscles are made to be even less of the worst thing in the world (if such a sentence makes sense). Sore muscles after vigorous exercise or hard work might even be looked upon as a badge of honor and the subsequent massage might be looked upon as a well deserved reward for a job well done. There are many ways to look at sore muscles after all.
The real issue is not how one looks at their sore muscles but rather what they choose to do about their sore muscles. One tact might be to wait them out. Sore muscles if given enough rest eventually become un-sore muscles. And truth be told, employing a massage therapist might not necessarily make sore muscles any less sore. In some cases muscles are even more sore after a massage. However, there is something pleasant and healing about a massage none the less. Perhaps it is better to think of the whole process as a cycle of life rather than a treatment for a condition.
The Let’s Hike Blog has received various reports about people using Park City transportation in order to ease the burden that has been imposed upon them due to their rigorous hiking schedules. It would be untrue to say that the manner in which this burden has been lessened is the same across all hikers. For example, one hiker lessened their burden by using transportation in Park City to convey them from their house to the trail head. Whereas another hiker actually performed the entire hike using said transportation. Of course this does not technically count as actually hiking but c’est la vie as they say.
HIKE WITH PARK CITY TRANSPORTATION
This does raise an interesting question as to what exactly constitutes hiking. The Let’s Hike Blog research team looked into this and discovered that there really is not one agreed upon definition of the term “hiking.” Essentially however, we can all appreciate that the term “hiking” refers to the activity of walking outdoors. There is a great deal of wiggle room within this definition. The hiking can be leisurely or it can be vigorous for example. The hiking can take place over flat terrain or up the side of a steep mountain for another example.
Under no definition that our research team was able to discover was the term hiking used to refer to a person traveling inside a vehicle of some sort. Now some people might argue that conveying one’s self through the use of one’s legs is a perfectly legitimate form of transportation. And if we are referring to leg powered transportation then we would agree that that form of transportation would fall under the definition of “hiking” as is commonly understood. However, we all have the sense that this is not what is being referred to when we use the term Park City transportation.
Utah travel agencies can make you happier. The blog post was inspired by a recently published Huffington Post article entitled “11 Reasons Why Travel Makes You a Happier Person.” In this blog post I would like to examine two of the eleven reasons and offer my thoughts on them based on my personal experience. The two reasons are (1) Travel helps to increase self-confidence through dealing with unexpected situations and (2) Being away from home makes builds an appreciation for family and home.
FIND SELF-CONFIDENCE BY DEALING WITH UNEXPECTED SITUATIONS
The first reason the Huffington Post offers is that travel makes people happier because it makes them more resilient. I can personally attest that this is true. The reason this is true is because when I travel I am forced (to a certain extent) to confront my fears. That is, when I travel I am out of the comfort zone that I have constructed for myself including my home, social circle and work. Everything is new and different and this can give rise to fear. But facing fear is the only way that I will grow as a person and when I grow as a person I build my self confidence and resilience.
BEING AWAY CREATES APPRECIATION FOR FAMILY AND HOME
They say, “absence makes the heart grow fonder” and I have found this to be true. It is so easy to become absorbed in the every day cares of the “normal world” that makes up my life. Sometimes this boredom can appear along with the feeling that I am missing out on something more fun or better. Traveling (through the use of Utah travel agencies) serves to break up this boredom and set that feeling of being left out to the side. As a result when I return home from traveling the same things that bored me before I left become new again.