Solo Hiking Is Worth It

I like hiking with other people. It’s fun. But on some weekend in 2020, I wanted to go to my nearest national park to hike, and no one was available to come with me. I realized that I could research, plan, and go by myself.

Now, most of my hikes are solo. I like how I build self reliance, get a chance to do some thinking on my own without distractions, and can…