When it comes to staying healthy and enjoying the great outdoors, I cannot think of better way than hiking scenic mountain trails on foot. This activity is great for cardiovascular health and light muscle training. Not to mention the beautiful views you will experience. There are many times of the year you can go to enjoy different scenery. Spring and summer offer lush green forests teeming with wildlife. While hiking during fall will expose you to the bright orange and red colors of the turning leaves. Winter provides a unique chance to enjoy the cold mountain air and you might even get the opportunity to hike during the first winter’s snow. You would bring different supplies dependent upon when you chose to hike. However, there are always a few must haves that every hiker brings along. A compass, extra water, extra clothes, an emergency blanket, and a water proof fire starter. You might require these items in during an emergency. Other than that, your hikes should be a peaceful trek into the woods that results in stunning beauty and improved health. Regardless of where you might reside, every person should experience the awe and majesty of hiking scenic mountain trails.