Appalachian Trail

A Mountain, A Beer, and a Big Birthday

One of our favorite long trails is turning the big 8-0 this month. In honor of this momentous occasion, we asked one of our favorite Appalachian Trail authors, Lafe Low of Best Hikes on the Appalachian Trail: New England, to pen a birthday post. So the Appalachian...

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Wilderness Press, top stories of 2015, Appalachian Trail, Pacific Crest Trail, American Hiking Society, PCTA, Jennifer Pharr Davis

Favorite Outdoor News Stories from 2015

One of the best parts of January is looking back at what the previous year had to offer. Boy, was 2015 chock-full of exciting outdoor announcements, developments, and entertainment! Here are some of our favorite stories from 2015. "Hold the Record Lightly." We are big fans of Jennifer Pharr...

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6 Easy National Park Hikes Anyone Can Enjoy!

Our National Parks present us with the richest exposure to the most elements of nature of all our natural reserves. That's part of what makes them so important and well-loved. The extra-ruggedness of their wild terrain can also yield, however, a sense of intimidation for...

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