What Kind Of Hiker Are You?

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What Kind Of Hiker Are You?

"Hike your own hike," is a saying you will here alot while thru-hiking or section hiking the Appalachian Trail, and it is true. Everyone has a different pace and a different strategy that works for them. Take this quiz to see what kind of hiking style most accurately matches your personality. Quiz consists of:5 - personality questions4 - hiking related questions


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When you go on vacation
    • A. 

      You like to plan your activities

    • B. 

      You prefer to go with the flow

  • 2. 
    You would describe yourself as
    • A. 

      A very competitive person

    • B. 

      Not a competitive person

  • 3. 
    When you cook a meal at home
    • A. 

      You experiment by cooking with different recipes

    • B. 

      You cook something that is quick and easy to make

  • 4. 
    You would describe yourself as having a
    • A. 

      High tolerance for pain and stress

    • B. 

      Average tolerance for pain and stress

    • C. 

      Low tolerance for pain and stress

  • 5. 
    Of these choices what brand of car would you buy?
    • A. 

      Cadillac

    • B. 

      Honda

    • C. 

      BMW

  • 6. 
    When you go hiking you
    • A. 

      Are well prepared for any possible situation

    • B. 

      Take the bare essentials needed to survive

  • 7. 
    You hike to
    • A. 

      Achieve a goal or reach a destination (vista, camp, etc.)

    • B. 

      Get away from it all, and experience nature

  • 8. 
    If a new technology/material is used to create a piece of hiking gear you
    • A. 

      Buy it imediately to take advantage of its new features

    • B. 

      Let a few people review its advantages first, before you make a purchase

    • C. 

      Might buy it once it becomes a highly recommended to seller and the prices comes down

  • 9. 
    When selecting hiking gear you always purchase
    • A. 

      Ultralight gear regardless of price

    • B. 

      The lightest gear that your strict budget will allow

    • C. 

      Ultra comfortable gear regardless of price

    • D. 

      The most comfortable gear that your strict budget will allow