Hikers and runners know how important good socks can be. Without good socks, blisters, wounds and raw spots can develop and even cause long-term foot issues. Socks are also the number one requested item by the homeless according, to many … [Continue reading] about Socks
One of my goals was to record all of the miles that I hiked in 2019. I'm big on notebooks and journals. Maybe it has to do with being a journalist. I accumulate them, but rarely use them all. I started keeping a spreadsheet mid-last year to track … [Continue reading] about How many miles will you hike in 2019?
I have a friend who says there is no bad weather for being outdoors, just people who don’t know how to dress for bad weather. I disagree. I HATE cold weather. But I LOVE being outdoors. Sometimes it is really hard to come to terms with these two … [Continue reading] about Winter Hiking
A Year of Hikes in review… Like choosing a favorite child, it is hard for me to pick the favorite hike of 2018. I have been so fortunate to hike so many trails this past year with some of the people most important to me in the world. And many of … [Continue reading] about 2018: A Year of Hikes in Review
There is still time to grab a few last minute gifts for the hikers in your life - or yourself. In an earlier post, I mentioned essentials for hikers. REI has this great list. https://www.rei.com/learn/expert-advice/ten-essentials.html. A few … [Continue reading] about Last minute gifts for hikers