Are You Making This Common Hiking Mistake?
Our most read post of 2014 was a tutorial on how to hold trekking poles. It turns out many people don't hold the trekking pole strap the way that is reccommended for the most effieciency. Are you doing it correctly? Common Hiking Mistake.
10 Great Brands Made in the USA
Readers also clicked through in droves to see our feature of 10 outdoor gear brands that are made in the USA. Some of these might surprise you: 10 Great Brands Made in the USA.
Outdoor Survival Quiz
Games and quizes are always popular on the Sierra Social Hub. Our most popular quiz in 2014 was our Outdoor Survival Quiz: Will You Survive?
5 Surprisingly Easy Ways to Reduce Pack Weight
Between the Social Hub and our YouTube Channel, we're full of backpacking tips and tricks. I guess it's no surprise that the favorite tip was how to cut down your pack weight.
Top Homemade Energy Bars
In February we started a video series featuring our favorite homemade energy bar recipes. The recap of our favorite energy bar recipes is worth checking out: Top Homemade Energy Bars.
5 Lesser Known National Parks
We talk about the national parks fairly often in our Mystery Destination Game but our feature of 5 Lesser Known National Parks was read by adventurers from all over.
Core Exercises That Will Take Your Adventures to the Next Level
Our outdoor blog network called #TeamSierra grew to 20 bloggers in 2014. The most read post from #TeamSierra was a post about an easy core workout by Your Trainer Paige.
Tent Testing: How Kelty Tests Liveable Tent Space
Kelty invited us to visit their gear testing facility and we captured some great video of how Kelty tests tents and backpacks. It's pretty interesting if you're really into gear.
Fears of Hiking: Avoid These Excuses
In September, #TeamSierra contributor, Casey Schreiner exposed some of the fears people have with hiking and exploring the outdoors. Are these fears keeping you from big adventures?
Best Campsite Dessert Ever
Who doesn't love dessert? We featured a recipe for a campsite peach cobbler and homemade ice cream. If you missed it, you'll want to check out this delicious campsite dessert.