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Hiking

This collection provides a number of hiking tips along with discussion of several hiking trails that can be found in national parks.

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Hiking Half Dome

Yosemite National Park: This video provides information to help you plan your Half Dome hike.

9mins

14 Mar 2013

Rank #1

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PSAR04 - Self-Rescue Tips

Grand Canyon NP: A PSAR ranger goes over self-rescue tips for hiking in the Grand Canyon. An example situation is given and the ranger responds to the sick patron.

4mins

14 Mar 2013

Rank #2

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1) Preparation - Hiking Grand Canyon Video

Grand Canyon NP: The need to prepare for a hike in the Grand Canyon is discussed; preparation tips are given to prevent issues such as dehydration, injury, and destruction of park resources.

8mins

14 Mar 2013

Rank #3

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2) Your Hike - Hiking Grand Canyon Video

Grand Canyon NP: This video includes many tips on how to hike the Grand Canyon. Topics include adjusting to weather conditions, handling injuries, wildlife encounters, camping, cooking, waste disposal, and preventing wildfires.

9mins

14 Mar 2013

Rank #4

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Hiking Old Rag Mountain

Shenandoah National Park: A park ranger discusses what hikers of Old Rag Mountain should take into consideration before departing.

3mins

14 Mar 2013

Rank #5

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3) Review - Hiking Grand Canyon Video

Grand Canyon NP: A review is given on how to prepare for a hike in the Grand Canyon, how to stay energized during hiking, and how to leave little ecological impact on the canyon.

2mins

14 Mar 2013

Rank #6

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PSAR05 - Hiking with Infants and Toddlers

Grand Canyon NP: Tips for hiking with infants, toddlers, and small children are given. Topics include how to prevent heat-related illness in your child and how to prevent your child from injuring themselves.

7mins

14 Mar 2013

Rank #7

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Going-to-the-Sun Road: Gunsight Pass Trailhead

Glacier National Park: This audio file discusses the beauty of Gunsight Pass Trailhead along with the amenities along the way.

2mins

14 Mar 2013

Rank #8

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Going-to-the-Sun Road: St. Mary Falls Trailhead

Glacier National Park: Looking to explore the St. Mary Falls Trailhead? Listen to this audio file for pertinent information regarding your visit.

1min

14 Mar 2013

Rank #9

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Strenuous Yosemite Valley Day Hikes

Yosemite National Park: A ranger describes strenuous hikes in Yosemite Valley, including the Yosemite Falls Trail, Mist Trail to the top of Nevada Fall, and Panorama Trail.

7mins

14 Mar 2013

Rank #10