A Glossary of Hiking Terms: Beginner Hikers’ Edition

14ers, water filters and everything in between

“That was definitely a Class 3 Scramble.”

“I’m more into frontcountry camping than backcountry.”

“We’re doing a 14er this weekend.”

If you’re confused by statements like that, you’re not alone. I first started hiking in…



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Deya Bhattacharya

Writer of B2B content and literary fiction. Helping you be better at both. Indian girl in California. Hikers, you’ll love this 👉🏾 https://deya.substack.com/