You never know when an emergency may happen. Carrying 10 essential items in your pack is important for the health and safety of yourself and others. In addition…
During the 2020 Covid months, I hiked close to home, combining 2 trails for a 300 mile trek. The experience gave me an appreciation of our forests, waterways, towns, and history.
I am trail walking a minimum of 4 miles each day to raise awareness and dollars for water poverty. Check out my week 2 hikes, #9 – 15.
Hike for H2O has launched! Participants aim to walk 4 miles during the program period. I have committed to walk 4 trail miles each of the 65 days. Check out my first 8 hikes.
Get outdoors, hike a trail and benefit those in need of clean water. Hike for H2O is a virtual hiking event that raises money for new wells in Africa.
Get outside, take deep breaths enjoy some peace. The fear and stress of COVID-19 is harmful to your mental and emotional state. Take a walk in the woods and try social distancing in a positive environment.
Many hikers keep a journal of their journey. I take pictures and write blogs, most of which are never published. As a guest on the “Jester” Section Hiker Podcast, I was asked to read a journal entry and I chose this blog to share with the listeners.
Hitchhiking, picking up strangers and making new friends. It is all part of the Appalachian Trail backpacking experience!
With only 7 hours to spend in Joshua Tree, we explored the various regions of the Mojave and Colorado Deserts, enjoying a nice sampling of the landscape in this California National Park.
Faith and Toro, avid hiking dogs, share their thoughts on what life is like as hiking and backpacking labrador retrievers.
What is in a trail name? A story! And a connection to a family of long distance hikers.
Watching my infant granddaughter eat applesauce from a reusable pouch has inspired a nutritious and easy to eat hiking snack!