Oh no. Those favorite hiking shoes. You looked everywhere for them, tried dozens and finally found The.Perfect.Hiking.Shoe. And then they start getting worn, muddy and well, tired. I know how painful it can be when you are trying to decide – to clean or throw away. I was just there in June after […]
I know that I’ve been tempted – the trail is marked “off limits” or “closed” BUT I want to hike there. I can see that there is an amazing vista just at the top or want to see what is behind that bend. But those signs are there for a reason. As a member of […]
“Just remember, one foot in front of the other, when you are really suffering at the end of the day, just remember, one foot in front of the other. Push through the pain.” Doug MacPhail. Doug, 65, has hiked the Rachel Carson Trails Conservancy Challenge event – roughly 35 some odd miles in one day […]
On a shorter hike (5 miles or less), Paul and I usually just carry a bottle of water or two and maybe a small snack. On longer hikes, we bring more – usually the full hydration pack (which I think is a must for almost any hike over 5 miles), trail snacks (more about […]
3 reasons to get on trail with grandparents This is a great resource and the information pertains to hiking with children as well.