Hiking as an activity has been steadily climbing the popularity charts around the world – according to stats, almost 50 million people went hiking in the US in 2017, an increase of almost 15 million over the 10-year period from 2007-17! That’s a healthy increase, indeed, indicating that hikers enjoy a multitude of benefits, converting them for life into hiking enthusiasts.
This infographic spells out 23 huge benefits hikers enjoy – from racking up the calorie-burn count, to unplugging and detoxing from the constant noise of technology, to reconnecting with nature and revitalizing mind, body and spirit.
23 Ways Hiking Makes You Healthier:
Infographic by – Riders Trail