The Outdoor Society:
Find yourself in Olympic National Park this Summer.
Here is the official update which dropped into our mailbox today on what is open and what's closed.
Three Months of Two Miles.
There is just this one two-mile long trail at the park where I lived this winter. Did it ever get boring?
Alan Sloman's Big Walk:
Panthers, Bears & Moor! Part III.
A month or so back, the good folk of Eglwyswrw, a small village in Pembrokeshire in South West Wales famous for not managing to attract more than a single vowel to its name and just about as far from civilisation that you can get, were disappointed when it didn't rain after 85 days of raining every single day.
Pacific Crest Trail Association:
The single biggest mistake made while preparing for a thru-hike.
The most important and challenging aspect of a thru-hike: the mental grind.
Another Long Walk:
Day 6: Switzerland!.
I didn't make any campfires--I'm too lazy to do that anyhow, but knowing I was camping illegally, it seemed prudent not to.
Kelty Ruckus Roll Top 28 Backpack Review.
A very good value for a technical day pack with this capacity.
A Skirt In The Dirt:
Lower Sisquoc Loop.
A different kind of adventure: a beautiful, savage, and cruel one, and it broke my heart.
I PROMISED THE TREES MY RELIGION (~85 miles on the Hayduke trail).
I wondered what I had learned, and then I let go, stopped thinking, and just walked...
Today is National Walking Day.
How did this happen?
Hike Bike Travel:
Hiking Among the Zapatecas in Mexico's Sierra Norte Mountains.
A hike is not just a hike when it's a "caminata" in Mexico's Sierra Norte.
Liz Thomas: Long Distance Adventure Hiking:
Hiking among Mansions and Treehouse Cathedrals.
I've dreamed of the day I'd be on those stairs as a Portland Urban Thru-Hiker.
Hiking Canyonlands National Park.
Island In The Sky is the section of Canyonlands NP that is close to Moab.
Willis Wall Blog:
How to Experience Mt. Rainier NP in Short Segments.
These five loop hikes will take you over 125 miles and 32,000 feet, sampling the best Mt. Rainier National Park has to offer...
The Huckleberry Hiker:
6 Great Hikes in Colorado.
Here are six hikes that I think you'll find to be quite amazing, and may want to consider for your hiking bucket list.
The Mountains Are Calling:
Not a Loner.
So no, internet friends, I am not a "loner". In fact, I never really feel lonely in the woods.
Going Wherever It Leads:
Post Trail Update: Finding Passion in the "Real World".
I have a passion for passionate people.
How to Hike in Tick Country.
Tick prevention starts by covering up
Black Coffee at Sunrise:
Badlands National Park 2015.
Road trip to another planet.
6 Tips to Stay Happy When Its Wet on Trail.
6. Pack a happy bag.
The Traveling Mandolin:
Three Ways to Eat Kefir.
Kefir... excellent low-maintenance bacteria pet.
How to Pack for Your First Backpacking Trip.
Learn the Art of Balance, Compression, and Accessibility!
Out there with Tom:
Climbing Crown Butte between Cascade and Simms.
The winds beat us down, but the grasses that waved in the wind, the 360 views, and easy walking more than compensated.
Meet the Trail Community: Chocolatier.
The Hot Cakes owner is bringing nature into her cakeries, and sending the profits back out to help the trails she loves.