Back in the City – UrbanHikr the urbanites' guide to getting out on the trail Sun, 26 Jul 2015 00:31:31 +0000 en-US hourly 1 What is UrbanHikr? Sat, 14 Mar 2015 16:09:09 +0000 Image:

UrbanHikr is an online magazine for people who live and work in cities but love spending time in the outdoors. No matter whether you’re just starting out or you’re an experienced hiker, our knowledgeable articles will help you to plan your adventures and have the best experience when on the trail. We all lead busy […]]]>
How to subscribe to RSS feeds from UrbanHikr Sun, 08 Mar 2015 01:37:37 +0000 shutterstock150

If you have websites that you visit often, you can save a lot of time by using an RSS feed reader to view webfeeds instead of visiting the websites directly. And it’s so easy to do it there’s no reason not to. I’ve found my all-time favorite feed reader and I like it so much […]]]>
How to make duct tape zipper bags for your gear Sat, 28 Feb 2015 03:03:09 +0000 20150301-untitled001-2-2

You can pay a lot for plastic zipper storage bags designed and marketed for outdoor use. I’ve bought my fair share of them and they always seem to tear at the zipper after a few uses, just like the common supermarket variety. Out of frustration, several years ago I experimented with making my own and […]]]>
Banff film festival 2014 trailer – it’s amazing! Sun, 22 Feb 2015 06:50:23 +0000 Photo from Banff film festival 2014 trailer

It’s February, and that means the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour is well underway, covering 40 countries with an expected audience of 400,000. If you’ve never seen this amazing show, you’ve been missing out! It’s guaranteed to fuel your passion for outdoor adventure. The Banff Mountain Film Festival is an annual event The Banff […]]]>
NOAA Weather Radio online at UrbanHikr Fri, 24 Oct 2014 06:54:39 +0000 NOAAradioYosemite

Before leaving home for your next outdoor adventure don’t forget to check the weather and then adjust your clothing and gear to match. Being caught in a storm miles from your car when you don’t have the gear to deal with it can result in misery at best and a fight for survival at worst. […]]]>