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  • Nathan Sports offers series of hydration belts
    Nathan Sports offers series of hydration belts
    Nathan Sports has come out with a bunch of products to keep the thirsty athlete hydrated – all sorts of water bottles with different attachments. What we found most interesting was the hydration belts you can wear around your waist. So we...
  • Backpacker Magazine rates Chaco Outcross EV03 trail shoe a 3.9
    Backpacker Magazine rates Chaco Outcross EV03 trail shoe a 3.9
    Melbourne, FL (June 25, 2015) – Back in January 2015 Examiner published an article about the new fall 2015 Chaco Mountain Lifestyle Collection where the new Outcross EVO4 trail shoe was mentioned. If the Outcross EVO4 is anything like its...
  • When you hike, you need to hydrate!!
    Always carry plenty of water while hiking, when you hike, you need to hydrate!!
    While it might seem like common sense, and something that everyone should know, many people have to be rescued while hiking each year. While sometimes they have to be rescued due to injury, or because they left the trail and got lost, many times...
  • Mt. Rainier - It's Wildflower Time
    Head to Mt. Rainier for wildflowers
    Wildflower season is just starting at Mt. Rainier. Less snow this past winter means Mt. Rainier's world-famous wildflowers are ahead of schedule, making their colorful debut now, much earlier than previous years."Wildflower season usually...
  • Miner's Ravine Trail
    Miner's Ravine Trail, Roseville, CA
    The thing I love about this trail is the easy access. It has such great diversity, right in the middle of town. Each day, I grab the opportunity to walk more than a mile during lunch. I pass streams, fields and endless arrays of wildlife. It's...
  • Butler Peak Lookout
    Hiking to five fire lookouts of the San Bernardino National Forest
    Straddling the Coachella Valley and the eastern end of the L.A. Basin, the San Bernardino National Forest is home to Southern California's tallest peaks. These panoramic vantage points have proven valuable in the fighting of wildfires - most...
  • Upper Scotsman Creek Falls
    Upper Scotsman Creek Falls
    Upper Scotsman Creek Falls is so close to the road, it might even be considered “roadside;” however, easy access to the cascade should not be assumed. In fact, a proper trail description might include the instruction: “Jump off...
  • Poinsett Bridge
    Poinsett Bridge
    The Poinsett Bridge is one of those local treasures you think is probably stuck off out in the woods somewhere when it is actually just a few feet off a paved road. Built in 1820, the stone bridge was one of 3 on the State Road, a toll road,...
  • Hidden gems, Guffey Gulch Trail to Paradise Cove swimming hole
    Hidden gems, Guffey Gulch Trail to Paradise Cove swimming hole
    This summer when the Colorado sun turns up the heat and thoughts of crisp cool mountain air and cold pristine streams come to mind, Guffey Gulch and the Paradise Cove swimming hole might be your choice destination. Within easy driving distance...
  • Bees are buzzing at the hives
    At Fort C.F. Smith, the field is blooming and bees are buzzing
    Fort C. F. Smith and the Hendry House provide a complete experience that is an excellent example of Arlington Virginia’s historic preservation initiative. Birdman, Tom Albright reminded, “A great place for Fall bird migration, also....
  • Franconia Notch State Park
    A must for hikers and Outdoor Enthusiasts
    Franconia Notch State Park is one park that will be hard to leave. Franconia Notch State Park is in the middle of popular White Mountain National Forest.Sightseers can visit New England Ski Museum, Flume Gorge, ‘Old Man of the Mountain...
  • Big Pinnacle
    Twin Pinnacles Trail
    Think about “highlands” and the image of craggy peaks of Scotland comes to mind. There are several such formations in Grayson Highlands State Park (VA) but the best are the Twin Pinnacles. And “twins” is about as good a...
  • Dragonfly
    More trees
    We’re losing our canopy and we can always use more trees. At 97 degrees today, trees were salvation from the sunshine. The hike was around Turkey Run. Instead of climbing down and up the hill trails, the chosen route was more around the...
  • Numinous anti-theft backpacks for safe traveling in style
    Numinous anti-theft backpacks for safe traveling in style
    Numinous has created the avid traveler’s ultimate best friend – an innovative, stress-free, anti-theft backpack. The latest collection of these worry-free backpacks from the London-based luggage brand was designed specifically for gap...
  • Pool and Bath House at Willbur Hotsprings
    Heating Up at Wilbur Hot Springs
    It’s the healing waters, the tranquillity. It waters the deepest place in my soul. Washes me clean. Pulls out the toxins. I sleep and eat and bathe. – Lisa AlpineMy preferred version of a health insurance policy is to escape from the...
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