Be inspired to get outdoors by America’s Great Hiking Trails, a coffee table book about our National Scenic Trail system, written by Karen Berger and photographed by Bart Smith.
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Reviews of books, apps, and websites of interest to outdoor enthusiasts
In preparation for launching a new version of the Florida Hikes website, I’ve been gathering my many years of accumulated resources together in one place. I puzzled mightily over how I could have so few GPS tracks in my files, since I knew I’d recorded them…heck, I have photos of me carrying a GPS and […]
Find inspiration to take your children on a grand hiking adventure with Mike Umbarger’s account of completing the entire Florida Trail with his sons
One thing the Appalachian Trail has no shortage of: steep dropoffs where a slip would be fatal. In Paul Doiron’s newest mystery in the Maine woods, The Precipice, the AT and its thru-hikers take center stage.
This week marks the 9th Annual Ocean to Lake Hike. It was a delight to learn last year that the 61-mile Ocean-to-Lake Trail is finally fully complete and open to the public. Last winter, John and I participated in the final three days of the six day group hike; the year before, I’d done the […]