Ziphers: Mastering the Chill: A Guide to Surviving the Cold While Camping

Mastering the Chill: A Guide to Surviving the Cold While Camping

Camping in cold weather offers a unique and serene experience, but it requires careful planning and preparation to ensure a comfortable and safe adventure. Whether you're a seasoned winter camper or a novice braving the cold for the first time, here's a guide to help you survive and thrive in chilly camping conditions.
Calming Techniques When Your Hike Gets Dangerous - ZIPHERS

Calming Techniques When Your Hike Gets Dangerous

Hiking is a wonderful way to connect with nature and challenge yourself physically and mentally. But, like any outdoor adventure, it can sometimes take an unexpected turn, becoming dangerous or nerve-wracking. Whether you're lost, facing adverse weather, or dealing with a sudden injury, it's crucial to stay calm and collected. Let’s explore some useful calming techniques to employ when your hike takes an unexpected turn


Hiking is a beautiful way to connect with nature, but losing your way can also be easy, especially in unfamiliar terrain. Fortunately, you don't need fancy gadgets or advanced navigation skills to find your direction. We can’t always rely on our phones to get us from point A to point B, and we wouldn’t want to anyway! What if your phone dies or it takes a tumble down the mountain when you’re trying to take a memory shot?
ZIPHERS - Top Tips For Planning A Worldwide Hiking Trip

Top Tips For Planning A Worldwide Hiking Trip

ChiChi, our good friend and Zip Hers Sister is the inspiration for this blog, where we list out the top tips for planning a worldwide hiking trip. It might sound crazy but we like a little crazy over here at Zip Hers HQ! 

Stay cool and Active Ziphers

Stay Cool and Active: How To Enjoy Summer Without the Heat

Summer is a time for fun, adventure, and staying active. However, the age-old interpersonal battle of wanting to stay indoors where there's air conditioning and ice machines but knowing exercise and fresh air are necessary, for us personally, is happening right now in the dead heat of the Texas summer. 
Ziphers - summer safety outdoors with Debbie Mercer

Summer Safety Outdoors

Embrace the Outdoors: Essential Tips for Summer Safety

We are almost halfway through summer and as much fun as you're hopefully having galavanting around the world, it's important to remember that enjoying the great outdoors comes with responsibilities. You don't want to ruin your adventures because you forgot to shake your shoes before putting them on in case of any poisonous creepy crawlers.
ZIPHERS - nature's benefits for your wellbeing

Nature's Benefits For Your Wellbeing

Spending time in nature has been shown to have numerous benefits for mental wellbeing. There is no better cure for the mind, body, and soul, than being out in nature.
ZIPHERS - the importance of hydrating - women's health

The Importance of Hydrating - Women's Health

Staying hydrated while hiking is essential for anyone, regardless of gender. However, women may have additional reasons to ensure they are well-hydrated while hiking.
Hiking Hydration & Nutrition Tips from ZIPHERS

Hiking Hydration & Nutrition Tips

In the spirit of National Nutrition and Hydration week this month, we want to wet your whistle with some hydration and nutrition tips before you head out on your spring break hiking adventure!