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Why All Hikers Should Use Strava

In this short video I'll explain why automatically sharing your hikes and outdoor activity data with Strava helps trail advocates and land planners get the information they need to improve the outdoor experience.

In this Guide:
  • How Data About Trail Usage is Collected
  • Trail Data in Action
  • Strava Metro

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This Guide Was Written by Cris Hazzard

Cris Hazzard 4 Mile Trail Yosemite
Hi, I'm Cris Hazzard, aka Hiking Guy, a professional outdoors guide, hiking expert, and author based in Southern California. I created this website to share all the great hikes I do with everyone else out there. This site is different because it gives detailed directions that even the beginning hiker can follow. I also share what hiking gear works and doesn't so you don't waste money. I don't do sponsored or promoted content; I share only the gear recommendations, hikes, and tips that I would with my family and friends. If you like the website and YouTube channel, please support these free guides (I couldn't do it without folks like you!).

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