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You can find helpful guides, in-depth gear reviews, and useful tips to make every hike safe, fun, and memorable, no matter how much experience you have or how new you are to hiking. Let’s go on your next trip outside together!

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FEATURED TRAILS

Destination

Find the best hiking trails for your next trip. To help you find the perfect adventure, I write detailed guides on both well-known and less-known spots.

Shenandoah National Park
Destinations

Best Hikes in Shenandoah National Park I Love

It seems like just yesterday that I went on my first hike in Shenandoah National Park. It was truly magical to see the sun rise over the Shenandoah Valley. Friends and different hiking blogs told me that the best trails in Shenandoah National Park lived up to the hype, and

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stunning waterfall in missouri
Destinations

The Best Hiking in Missouri

It seems like yesterday when I hiked for the first time in Missouri. I put on my boots on a cool fall morning and headed into the untamed Ozarks. A sea of autumnal red, orange, and gold leaves encircled me as I set out on my journey. I discovered a

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standing on a mountain peak at sunrise
robert griffin hiking on a forest trail

"The wilderness holds answers to questions we have not yet learned to ask." - Nancy Wynne Newhall

My name is Robert Griffin and I’ll show you around the Hikematic trails and areas to camp. My journey began with a simple love for nature and has turned into a mission to help other people share that love. Did you know that to give you the best advice, I’ve hiked more than 100 trails and tested dozens of camping gear?

These amazing hikes on some of the world’s most famous trails have made me love exploring the outdoors even more. I want to use Hikematic to share the information and ideas I’ve learned with you so you can go on your own unforgettable adventures.

Robert Griffin

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Why Hikematic

You can get detailed guides for camping and hiking. No matter how much experience you have as an adventurer, my guides can help you learn new things.

beginners guide to camping
Guides

A Beginner’s Guide to Camping

Have you ever thought about why so many people enjoy sleeping outside instead of in their own beds? Camping can be a relaxing way to get away from the stresses of everyday life, connect with nature, and enjoy the simpler side of life. For people who have never been camping

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how to bank a fire while camping
Guides

How to Bank a Fire

Have you ever wondered how campers manage to keep their fires smoldering all night without constantly tending to them? One of the oldest ways to keep a fire going is to “bank” it. This works especially well while hiking or camping. It’s all about keeping your fire alive and ready without

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how to fix a tent zipper
Guides

How to Fix a Tent Zipper – Step-by-Step Guide

Have you ever been camping and suddenly found your tent zipper stuck? A lot of people who like being outside have this problem, but most don’t know how easy it is to fix. This guide will show you the steps you need to take to quickly and easily fix a

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Gallery of My Hikes and Camps

Journeys

Check out a picture tour of my favorite hikes and campsites. Beautiful photos and highlights from my travels can help you plan your next trip.

EXPLORE MY ITINERARIES & TRIP IDEAS FOR HIKING

Find carefully chosen hikes and trip ideas that are perfect for every hiker. You can find the right adventure for your skill level, no matter how experienced you are.

Latest Blog

Our Blog

Get the most recent gear reviews, tips, and guides. Read our newest articles to stay up to date on all things related to camping and hiking.

beginners guide to camping
Guides

A Beginner’s Guide to Camping

Have you ever thought about why so many people enjoy sleeping outside instead of in their own beds? Camping can be a relaxing way to get away from the stresses of everyday life, connect with nature, and enjoy the simpler side of life. For people who have never been camping

Read More »
fun things to do while campaing
Outdoor Adventures

Fun Things to Do When Camping: Exciting Outdoor Adventures

Ever wonder what makes a camping trip truly memorable? Enjoying the fresh air and natural beauty, camping offers many fun things to do outside. All campers, whether first-timers or veterans, can find something fun. There are lots of fun things to do when you go camping, like hiking and stargazing.

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how to bank a fire while camping
Guides

How to Bank a Fire

Have you ever wondered how campers manage to keep their fires smoldering all night without constantly tending to them? One of the oldest ways to keep a fire going is to “bank” it. This works especially well while hiking or camping. It’s all about keeping your fire alive and ready without

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