Call it climate change, weather events, cycles, or bad juju. But there are more fires, swings in snow levels, droughts, closures, etc. Some thoughts.
Hiking in the glorious alpine terrain? See some snow banks? Time to make a backcountry slushy!
Two trips and eight days of guiding. Slushies, alpine views, mountain lakes, fascinating people, skills taught, and lots of wildflowers.
Heading back to the American West across the High Plains of Oklahoma, Texas, and New Mexico.
Top Ten Gear Lists are perhaps the most popular articles in any community. Be it backpacking, music, movies, etc. But they are typically useless.
Ambles around the Atlanta area. A little hiking, a little history, and seeing some old friends!
The Appalachian Trail is not wilderness nor is it isolated. But it is a trail gives many people a sense of the wild and a sense of nature.
A substantial day hike to the start of the famous Appalachian Trail and back. We saw the waterfalls, stopped by the Hike Inn, and finished the day with beer and pizza at the Amicalola Lodge.
A review of The High Sierra Trail documentary by Outmersive Films. The HST is a 72-mile path in the Sierra that may be shorter than the more well-known John Muir Trail (JMT), it certainly rivals the JMT in the scenery and variety of terrain.
An almost 60-mile loop on the Bartram and Appalachian Trail. Views from balds, wildflowers flourished, and pleasant walks along streams in dense woods abounded.