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Upcoming Events: Winter 2015

This winter I will be giving talks throughout New England. Topics include Peak Bagging the New England 67, Hiking the John Muir Trail, and Ultralight Hiking and Backpacking. The first two...

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Trail to Summit’s Whole New Look

  I’ve spent the last few weeks upgrading Trail to Summit as an early holiday present to my readers! There have been many large changes including switching over to a different...

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Book Giveaway!

Get a copy of Tom Ryan’s book  Following Atticus by heading over to the Trail to Summit Facebook page! Entering is simple. Submit a photo of your four-legged friend on the trail...

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EVENT: Lightweight Hiking and Backpacking Talk (Newburyport, MA)

Registration Link Looking to hike further without excess pack weight holding you back? Join me for a talk and gear demo about how to let go of the extra gear/weight in  your backpack...

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Gossamer Gear Ultralight Backpacking Gear Coupon Code

If you are looking for an ultralight backpack or hiking accessories for this summer, take a look at Gossamer Gear’s line of products. All Trail to Summit readers receive 15% off...

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Mile… Mile and a Half Documentary Screening!

In an epic snow year, a group of artists leave their daily lives behind to hike & record the historic John Muir Trail. From Yosemite to Mt. Whitney: 219 miles in 25 days. Along the way,...

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An Enjoyable Error: Galehead Mountain Attempt

I was lucky enough to have Patriot’s Day off (I’m a teacher in Massachusetts) and planned a hike for the day. I decided on Galehead Mountain (4024 feet). It’s typically a...

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Made In Iceland Documentary

The Icelandic landscape is vast, varied and ruggedly beautiful with geysers and hot springs, huge icecaps and glaciers, fjords and waterfalls. The dramatic scenery was shaped by volcanic...

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Welcome!

Thanks for visiting Trail to Summit! Stay a while for great adventures in New England and beyond as well as trail tips, gear reviews, recipes and so much more! See you on the trail!...

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