In response to the movie Wild being in (select) theaters, I am featuring some Wild Women who are going against the norm when it comes to people’s perception of what a hiker should be. The women featured are some of the most badass hikers, male or female, out there! Today we are featuring Jennifer Pharr
Looking for some songs to add to your hiking playlist? Here are some of my picks if you need some music to keep you company inside your tent, up a steep trail, or to accompany your hiking slideshow or video They are either songs that I associate with being outside or are just a lot
Many hikers who begin backpacking want to cut down their packweight, but don’t know where to start. The benefits are obvious: you can hike faster and further everyday with less fatigue or risk of injury caused by a heavy load. But where do you start? I recommend you begin by simply thinking about your trip.
2013 has been a pretty incredible year for me! I set a goal of hiking all the 4000 footers in Maine and Vermont to complete the New England 67 list. I did just that and revisited some of my favorite NH 4000-footers. Here is what my year looked like: Winter: I started off the year
Two years ago I decided I wanted to hike all the 4000 footers in New Hampshire. This list is comprised of 48 very unique peaks with something different to offer. I realized that after each hike I was getting stronger and more capable of hiking more challenging mountains. I soon added miles and tough trails
After completing my quest to hike all the 4000-footers of NH and being a hike organizer and leader, I thought I would create a resource for people who are experienced hikers, but are either new to the area or getting into hiking the 4000-footers. The following is a compilation of information I have created or
When telling others about my goal to hike the 48 highest peaks in New Hampshire, I get certain reactions. Some people are genuinely interested in my endeavor and are excited to hear about my progress. Others try to relate and tell me their tales of their hiking experience. Some people have a difficult time relating
Whether you don’t have a companion to hike with or are looking for a little solitude, solo hiking can be rewarding and safe, but only if you are prepared. I personally love solo hiking. It gives me time and space to escape the chaos of everyday life and be independent. When you hike alone, you