Gear – UrbanHikr the urbanites' guide to getting out on the trail Sun, 26 Jul 2015 00:31:31 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Now you can have your own Reese Witherspoon WILD boots Fri, 30 Jan 2015 07:16:46 +0000 150-1

The movie WILD is compulsory viewing for hikers. The film, by Fox Searchlight Pictures, follows the true story of hiker Cheryl Strayed, played by Reese Witherspoon, as she solo-hikes along the 1100 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail. With absolutely no prior experience, her risky journey was her own way of recovering from personal tragedy […]]]> 1
The truth about survival knives – should you carry one? Wed, 13 Aug 2014 07:06:36 +0000 knivesThumbnail-1

There are many misconceptions about survival knives. In this article, we’ll take a hard look at what they’re really for and whether it’s worth carrying the extra weight when you’re out enjoying nature. If you ask experts in primitive survival techniques what one thing they would take with them if they had to survive in […]]]>