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  • Magic Hour Sunset
    Photography During The Magic Hour
    Everyone loves the sight of a magical sunset. Its memories like these, that we often take home with us from a vacation or a hike in the woods. But how do you create these shots if you're not a professional photographer? The secret is to let...
  • Trail Camaraderie
    Trail Camaraderie
    I don’t usually write first person articles, but this one is worth sharing because there is an element of hiking that I have never written about, but it is one that all hikers are very familiar with – trail camaraderie. It is that...
  • Experience the  Oella wilderness at  Benjamin Banneker Historical Park
    Experience the Oella wilderness at Benjamin Banneker Historical Park
    The seasons tell us the story about the nature as it changes throughout the year. Autumn creates a colorful landscape as the leaves turn. The cooler weather makes it a perfect time for a nature hike. Check out the Benjamin Banneker Historical Park...
  • You can even boat
    San Joaquin River Trail-Free Hiking and Fitness Fun
    Hiking is one of the least expensive ways of exercising you can enjoy. There is minimal to no specialized equipment required. In most cases you do not even need to purchase anything to go hiking. The one caveat I do have with this comment is that...
  • Ballston Pond (Marsh)
    Ballston marsh
    The Ballston Pond has unofficially become the Ballston marsh due to drainage and restoration issues. The area is in a state of change at least through next year. That does not mean that it is any less beautiful or attractive to animals and birds....
  • Piestewa Peak
    5 best hiking spots in Phoenix
    With cooler temperatures quickly approaching in the Valley of the Sun, there's never been a better time to grab your gear and head out for a hike. From scenic to rugged, Phoenix has something for everyone. But with so many choices, how do you...
  • Musconetcong Gorge Preserve
    Hiking at the Musconetcong Gorge Preserve
    The Musconetcong Gorge Preserve is located in Holland Township, west of Bloomsbury in Hunterdon County, New Jersey. This Hunterdon County park encompasses 501 acres of beautiful woods with numerous cascading waterfalls of Scout Run through a...
  • Map of Potomac Overlook
    Celebrating fungus today
    Following a day of downpour, the trails were surprisingly not too muddy for a hike. It wasn’t even slippery. However, you could see evidence of flash flooding in the stream bottom. Looking for animal tracks, you could discover deer, but...
  • Chaco Z/1 Unaweep Sandal
    Where will you travel in these sandals?
    If you are looking for a pair of sandals, you really must look at Chaco. I’ve been sporting a pair of their Z/1 Unaweep Sandals now for a couple months, and I love the construction and the comfort. With dozens of styles and colorways to...
  • Spruce Meadows Open Space
    Hiking in Douglas County Open Space: Spruce Meadows Trail
    After years of driving by the Spruce Meadows Trailhead on the way to Spruce Mountain, it was time to hike the meadows loop. A sign along the trail calls it a "grassland loop" and that's an apt description. Spruce Meadows is a mostly...
  • Get hiking and think high
    Hiking Survival Tips
    Hiking in Fresno County can be a fun and exciting adventure. However it can turn dangerous very fast, even if you are hiking in areas that you have hiked in many many times in the past. This is because there are some wild animals that live in the...
  • Black bear
    Virginia black bears
    This time of year the Virginia black bears are still foraging and filling up the best they can. The might find termites. There are still edible berries and fruit on trees such as persimmons. While hiking in the woods in Virginia, it is good to be...
  • Enjoy an outdoor weekend in Central Virginia
    Enjoy an outdoor weekend in Central Virginia
    Fall is the perfect season for outdoor lovers. This weekend may be the best weekend of fall to date, with sunny skies, temperatures in the 60s and a zero percent chance of rain in Central Virginia.Whether your outdoor passion is running, hiking,...
  • Hiking can help people stay fit and healthy.
    3 reasons why hiking is good for you
    Hiking is an immensely popular activity all around the world yet Americans have a special affinity to it since the United States has many forests and, subsequently, excellent trails. Although hiking can be done all year long, it is most popular in...
  • Hiking is healthy and fun as long as you pack proper gear.
    3 things to bring along on a hike
    Hiking is an immensely popular activity throughout the world. Americans are especially partial to hiking since the United States has many forests and, subsequently, excellent trails. Although hiking can be done all year long, it is most popular in...