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Protecting Trails: Current News and Issues
There are many ways to celebrate the American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day® on June 2. It’s even possible to participate on a bicycle. And if you go on a bike overnight trip during National Trails Day® you will simultaneously…Read More
Nothing ruins a hike faster than issues with moisture. Inclement weather, river crossings and sweat while thru-hiking come with the territory. Prepping for that moisture will save you some serious misery on the trail. The great debate regarding waterproof…Read More