Looking to beat the summer heat in Red River Gorge? Follow HikingRRG to an awesome swimming hole! One of the best parts about hiking in Red River Gorge is the ability to pull those boots off and dip your feet in a nice cool creek. With so many trails/creeks to choose from it could get a little confusing as to which one to go to. We will break down a few of the top spots along with a couple of our [...]
The entire team at HikingRRG loves hiking in Red River Gorge year round. From hot humid summer days to the bitter cold of winter, nothing stops us. The key is to be prepared for the environment and to have knowledge of your personal abilities. Here are a few of our tricks to staying warm while hiking the trails of Red River Gorge.Take that Christmas present from 2001 and throw it out the window at[...]
The Red River Gorge is a canyon system on the Red River in east-central Kentucky. The Red River Gorge Geological Area is an area of around 29,000 acres. This intricate canyon system features an abundance of high sandstone cliffs, rock shelters, waterfalls, and natural bridges. There are more than 100 natural sandstone arches in the Red River Gorge Geological Area.
With that being said, Red River [...]
HikingRRG 1K Giveaway! What's up for grabs? An ENO Doublenest hammock and Atlas Straps. How do you win? 1. Follow @HikingRRG on Instagram 2. Like the 1K Giveaway Post 3. Repost or tag a friend for an extra chance to win. Winner will be announced when HikingRRG reaches 1,000 followers.
With no plans for the 2016 Labor Day weekend, Sarah and I (Mike) decided to go on an overnight trip in the Red River Gorge. We are both trail guides here at Hiking Red River Gorge and wanted to go somewhere we hadn’t been recently. After a little back and forth debate, we settled on Hanson’s Point. Well, it was mainly Sarah’s idea. The following is a quick recap of our trip with [...]
Oh boy, we may have started a war here. I hear low murmurs from trail guides as I mentioned this topic. So let’s keep an open mind here and breathe some positive vibes.
For me, personally, my “Go to Gear” evolves as I do. As I learn more about my skillset, and my environment I travel in, the gear I carry changes. A wise person once said that the 5 basic human survival needs are [...]
Summer time is a great time to get out in the Red River Gorge, it is also a very hot time of year. So how do you enjoy a day of hiking through the Kentucky wilderness without falling victim to heat exhaustion? Here are 6 of our tips:
Wearing clothes that wick sweat and dry quickly are a must in the humid Kentucky summer heat. Your body will be able to regulate it's core body [...]
No we didn't make a mistake. When you go on a guided hiking trip with us even if it's a day trip you will get a HikingRRG water bottle for free. We will even fill it up for you with freshly filtered KY water. If you would rather look at our pictures and dream about hiking with us you can purchase one in our online shop for $15, shipping included.
Oh man this could be a long one...
This question pops up often but isn't just a simple answer. It's almost like trying to say which glazed donut in the box was the best one. Deep down they are all scrumptious little piles of sugar that we love equally. We will try our best to elaborate but don't hate us if we fail. We are trail guides after all not literary geniuses.
Each of our trail guides enjoy[...]
The new water bottles have been ordered and should be here within a couple weeks. Anyone taking a trip with us will get one for free while supplies last. Even if you aren't taking a trip you can still purchase one in our online store.