18 02, 2019

6 Toughest Adventures in Kentucky

By | 2019-02-21T21:36:28-05:00 February 18th, 2019|Climbing, Hiking, Nature, Outdoors, Trails, Uncategorized|0 Comments

- The hiking-only Sheltowee Trail spans 290 miles. photo: Anthony There are countless reasons why people explore the outdoors. For some, it’s the desire to commune with nature in the most Zen way possible with less hustle and bustle. For others who live in climates with less-than-hospitable conditions most of the [...]

12 02, 2019

8 things every hiker can do to address (or avoid) overcrowded trails

By | 2019-02-16T18:55:07-05:00 February 12th, 2019|Hiking, Nature, Outdoors, Trails|0 Comments

February 8, 2019 | Crystal Paul Bothered by busy trails and poor trail etiquette? Here's how every hiker can address the issue of overcrowded trails. When I started as the travel and outdoors reporter at The Seattle Times, among the first advice I received was to be careful when writing [...]

8 02, 2019


By | 2019-02-08T17:54:45-05:00 February 8th, 2019|Nature, Outdoors, Trails|0 Comments

GRAHAM AVERILL | JAN 31, 2019 |   Thru-hiking for months on end is out of reach for most of us. But a weekend backpacking trip? Most of us can carve that time into our schedules. Luckily, the Southern Appalachians are chock full of sub-100 mile trails that offer a thru-hiking [...]