Father's Day

Father’s Day

It's Father's Day! Today is the day for dads. Every year, your family celebrates with Dad in the same way. He's happy, you're happy, everyone is happy. But listen. We know old habits die hard. Family traditions are sacred. However, times have changed and new rules have...

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Rail-Trails Northern New England, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, Vermont rail-trails

The Best Vermont Rail-Trail to Visit This Summer

If you only have time to visit one epic rail-trail in the Northeast this summer, make it Vermont’s Island Line Rail Trail—a member of Rails-to-Trails Conservancy's Rail-Trail Hall of Fame. It's the highlight of the region, with Lake Champlain virtually at trail users’ feet for long...

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National Trails Day, American Hiking Society, Wilderness Press

Stream of Consciousness Before National Trails Day

Before National Trails Day Oh man, National Trails Day is coming up. Wait, that means it’s almost June! Where has this year gone? Anyway. National Trails Day. What am I doing next weekend? Nothing that is more important than National Trails Day! I wonder what my friends...

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How to Pack for International Adventures, 10 essentials for international travel, Wilderness Press

The 10 Essentials for International Adventures

You're traveling abroad this summer! You've probably had it planned for months now, but I'd like to believe the post on how to choose the best international hikes had a role in your decision. No matter. Your destination is set, your ticket is booked, and now...

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How to Find International Hikes, Wilderness Press

How to Choose the Best International Hikes

Thanks to social media, it's really easy to get FOMO while sitting at home looking at everyone's jaw-dropping hikes across the globe. Also thanks to social media, it's actually quite simple to hop on a plane and go on some epic hikes yourself. Last year I traveled...

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Rail-Trails Southern New England, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, Rhode Island rail-trails

The Best Rhode Island Rail-Trails for Biking

Sunny days. Sea breezes. Lobster roll, clam chowder, ice cream snack breaks. Expansive views of rivers. Rhode Island is the perfect place for spring bike rides.The state may be small, but its rail-trails are mighty. One has even made it into the coveted Rail-Trail Hall...

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Walking Denver, Mindy Sink, spring walks in Denver

The Best Springtime Walks in Denver

Denver is magnificent outdoor playground year-round, but it's especially lovely to get outside when the sun gets warmer and flowers start to bloom and your puffy gets relegated to the back of your closet. With the new edition of Walking Denver out just in time to explore...

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How to Eat Tacos on the Trail, Wilderness Press, SortaBeta, Cinco de Mayo, trail tacos

How to Eat Tacos on the Trail

Today is Cinco de Mayo. It's also a Saturday. You have a very important decision to make. Do you spend the day partying hard like every other Cinco celebrator, or do you make yourself somewhat productive and take the party to the trails? Yeah, that's what...

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sortabeta, slushy snow season, wilderness press

Why We All Hate Slushy Snow Season

Seriously. It's going to be May (yep, did that on purpose so you'd get an ear worm) tomorrow. And after May comes summer. Yet somehow it's still slushy snow season. Slushy snow season. The bitter battle between winter and spring. Neither season wants to relent. And...

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Earth Day, Conservation Alliance, #wekeepitwild

How to Be A Better Lover of the Earth

Sunday, April 22. Earth Day 2018. The theme is Help End Plastic Pollution. We know you're already Earth-savvy. You recycle. You say no to plastic water bottles. You pick up and carry out trash you find on the trails. Thankfully, almost everyone who spends any time...

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