Packing for an Alaskan Cruise Adventure

Packing for an Alaskan Cruise Adventure {Written by Summit Hut Gearhead Emma Harries} At the beginning of May, my partner Chad and I went on our very first cruise! We visited three southeastern coastal Alaskan towns, sailed through a fjord, made one international stop in Victoria, British Columbia, and spent most of our time off…

Starting From Zero | A Beginning Hikers Guide

Starting From Zero A Beginning Hikers Guide {Written by Summit Hut Gearhead Dave Weeks} I decided to start this blog post as a way to document my journey of getting back into hiking shape. Recently I had to have spinal surgery, and at the time, I was unable to hike further than about 3/4 of…

Best Hiking Shoes of 2024: Unveiling Our Top 5 Favorites for Men and Women

What’s more thrilling than scaling the summit of a skyscraping mountain and catching picturesque scenery in front of your eyes? That’s the beauty of hiking. However, whether it’s a simple, one-day hike or a complex multi-day hike, there are some requisites you mustn’t forget if you want to have a safe excursion. Besides a water…