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Top Ten Tips for Beginner Mountain Hiking

May 5, 2017 / By Chris Oudean There’s nothing more satisfying than reaching the summit of a mountain and taking in the hard earned vistas of breathtaking landscapes far below. The challenges of reaching the summit can be enough to discourage a newcomer to this activity, but with the right preparation and determination, almost anyone can hike a mountain. Here are a few key tips to accomplishing your goals and joining the community of mountain hikers! -Please note that these tips are only for mountains with up to a 5000 foot elevation gain and peak altitude. Anything beyond this altitude will need …