You don't have to travel far, buy expensive gear, or take on rugged terrain to enjoy a hike. All that's required is a trail, a few essential supplies, and a desire to get your body moving.
Along with fresh air and breathtaking vistas, hiking offers a host of physical and mental rewards.
Hikers of all experience levels take the wrong approach from time to time. Avoid these common blunders to keep yourself out of trouble on the trail.