“The trail gives you what you need.” Jennifer Pharr Davis, Appalachian Trail record holder, National Geographic Adventurer of the Year, hiker, educator, author, wife and mom, says this phrase often. I interviewed Pharr Davis for this blog and will … [Continue reading] about “The trail gives you what you need.”
Four or five days a week, I walk/hike the same 5.1 path in a beautiful park nearby. Then once or twice a week, a take a longer hike with a good friend or my husband – sometimes at the same park, sometimes a different location. And every … [Continue reading] about Sand, er, shake up your hike…
Red Rock Canyon Open Space. One of my favorite hiking spots in Colorado and as far as I'm concerned, one of the most beautiful places on earth. Every day of the week, there will be dozens and dozens of hikers at the park and on the weekends, it is … [Continue reading] about Trailhead Theft
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 … [Continue reading] about Dirty hiking shoes? What next?
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 … [Continue reading] about Closed trail – that means you!