We've all been there, you wake up full of energy, ready to hit the trails, but don't have a hiking partner. Or after a long day of work, you just want to go walk off the stressful day before heading home, but again, not fully sure about going alone.
Solo hiking can be an incredibly rewarding experience, free from distractions you can really see all the plants, trees, animals around, you can feel the breeze, take your time, and set your own pace.
Follow these few tips and head into the woods with confidence.
Before you leave
When on the trail
I hope this post inspires and empowers you to not let fear stand in your way of enjoying the great outdoors! Awareness + preparedness = stress free solo hiking experiences.
Discover new and interesting things about the world around you.
Emily is an Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist who spends her time exploring and learning about the unique history and nature in North East Ohio. She lives with her husband and cat in Wooster where she is also a family portrait and nature photographer as well as grows and cans her own vegetables. When she's not doing that, yoga and embroidery (not at the same time) are other things she enjoys.