Most Popular Outdoor Activities
The great thing about outdoor living is that there’s so much to do. From a simple hike to a carefully calculated climb, there’s no shortage of activities to do outdoors. Here are a few popular ones.
Camping can be fun and memorable for families and single folks alike. It provides a chance to experience nature for a much longer duration of time than suburban dwelling allows, and it offers the chance to develop problem-solving skills and experience the thrill of meeting a challenge. No wonder it’s such a popular pastime.
Fishing has a way of attracting ardent supporters. Since there are such varied types of fishing—fly fishing, ice fishing, freshwater and sea fishing—you’re almost sure to find something that strikes your fancy.
For the very bare-bones basics, here’s a good pamphlet to help you get started. And of course, it’s always good to go out with an experienced fisherman so that you can get hands-on instruction and watch someone go through the process of scouting a good location. One good thing about fishing is that it’s easy to find a place to fish within easy traveling distance.
When it comes to spending time in the outdoors, there’s something about movement that captures our rapt fascination. We love to hike, bike and climb in rugged, uncivilized terrain. Of those three activities, hiking is the easiest gateway: you can take a casual hike or an intensive one that requires more expertise—and enjoy them both immensely. Biking might require a little more knowledge to make sure you have the right equipment. And climbing is certainly something to approach with caution, but it pays off with its own unique thrills and rewards.
Check out everytrail.com for new hiking and climbing locations.
Even if you’re a seasoned outdoor lover, there’s always something new to try. Let us know what your favorite outdoor activities are. And have fun out there!