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70 Books on Thru Hiking

Former or aspiring thru hiker? Just love hiking and reading about other people’s adventures and experiences on the trail? This list includes over 70 books on thru hiking the...

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13 Books About Hiking in New Hampshire

Looking for a bit of motivation or inspiration to hike the NH 4000 Footers? Intrigued by stories of misadventures or history of the White Mountains? Here are 13 novels on hiking in the...

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4 is for 4K

Time has absolutely flown by! Oren is four months old (5 months on the 18th of this month!) which of course means he’s ready for some 4ks!  Many of you know I was pretty active...

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The Best 4000 Footers for Sunrise

After hiking all the 4000 footers in NH, you’d think it would be time to move onto something else. Oddly enough after four rounds I still find myself going back for more. These...

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Top 10 Inspiring Hiking Quotes

Finding the motivation to get necessary “life tasks” completed can be a challenge for most people. Vacuuming, dishes, laundry, paying bills and outdoor chores all fall into the...

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How to Make This Your Best Hiking Year Yet

If you are anything like me, New Years Resolutions really aren’t on my mind; It’s all about goals! Instead of dropping ten pounds or working out more, having achievable and...

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5 Reasons to do a Sunrise Hike

The first time you ever do it, people will think you’re crazy. You might even be telling yourself you are as you’re getting up at 2 in the morning just to hike. As you drive to...

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Hiking as Self-Care: How to Work It Into Life

If you live with even one foot in the mainstream world, you probably have one or more of these to keep you busy: a job, kids, a significant other, friendships to maintain, aging parents to...

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Hiking my way through a Mid-Life Crisis

I frequently wonder why I enjoy the solace and therapeutic value of a walk in the woods.  A few weeks ago,  a friend and I took her children out for a short walk up Artists Bluff...

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Reference and Children’s Books for Exploring the Outdoors

Are you looking for information on the importance of outdoor play or an inspiring book on hiking you can read to or with your kids? Here’s a large collection of both! You’ll...

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