Can You Be Both A Biker And A Hiker

Park the motorcycle and hike on the mountain.
Most people may think that it is totally opposite to be both motorcycle riders and hikers. Bikers are those who clad in black leather with heavy gear, while bikers are those who wear lightweight clothing and carry very little. Well, the fact is that it stands a good chance to be both a rider and a hiker. And most of the time, being a biker can give great support to be a hiker.

Usually, the best hiking trails are located in the remote nature in a country. And in order to do a great hiking, hiker need to get to the trial by other means of transportation. Luckily, the roads lead to those wonderful hiking trails are always great routes for motorcycling. So, if you are a biker and have a passion for hiking, why not ride to your hike? Or there may be an interesting situation that you are dating a biker girl who loves hiking. And in order to please her, you prepare a motorcycle dating with your biker girl which involving biking and hiking.

When you are riding out for your hike, you’ve got luggage and load space where you can stow your hiking gear. Maybe your riding gear like helmet, jacket, pants and boots are not helpful to your hiking. But don’t be surprised to find out that there are many other pieces of gear are adaptable to both riding and hiking. It is possible to adapt those cool and lightweight gear to motorcycle purposes. For example, the backpack that works for a day hike is also a good choice for motorcycling. And a hydration pack that can carry gear and water is the favorite equipment for hiker. It is also the best pack choice for bikers. Just try to take advantage over all the gear to be suitable for both hiking and riding.

Here is the list of the 10 Best Places to Hike in North America compiled by US News and World Report. Coincidentally, these 10 places can be easily regarded as the 10 Great Motorcycle Destinations in North America.
1. Yellowstone
2. Yosemite
3. Banff
4. Kauai
5. Sedona
6. Hawaii – The Big Island
7. Acadia National Park
8. Jackson Hole
9. Grand Canyon
10. Aspen

So, if you are a single biker and have a love for hiking, or if you are dating a biker girl who is a hiker, then you can try motorcycle touring and hiking together.