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The Four Corners Loop – A North American Walkabout by Kevin "The Animal" Koski

The Four Corners Loop – A North American Walkabout by Kevin "The Animal" Koski

Take a long walk with me‚—let’s start in late March with a spattering of snowflakes descending upon the town square of Santa Fe, New Mexico. Let’s walk south over the Sandia Mountains, then the Man...

6 Reasons to Pack Out Your Dirty Toilet Paper by Mandy "Veggie" Redpath

6 Reasons to Pack Out Your Dirty Toilet Paper by Mandy "Veggie" Redpath

Let’s face it…it always sucks to arrive at a trailhead and see little bits of white and brown for the first quarter mile.    As outdoor spaces get a usage boost, they become a casualty of toilet pa...

Grand Enchantment Trail: A Trip Report of the Forgotten Places in the Southwest by Mandy "Veggie" Redpath

Grand Enchantment Trail: A Trip Report of the Forgotten Places in the Southwest by Mandy "Veggie" Redpath

I needed something remote.  Something that brought me to places that I didn’t even know about in an area that I’ve hiked a lot.  The Grand Enchantment “Trail” scratched that itch this spring.

The Lycian Way: Dreamy Thru-Hiking by Dave Stamboulis

The Lycian Way: Dreamy Thru-Hiking by Dave Stamboulis

We long distance hikers are an odd bunch. We can’t live without our daily dose of wilderness, without the challenges of putting on a pack with seemingly everything we need to survive, and getting o...

Camino Olvidado: The Forgotten Way By Sara Dhooma

Camino Olvidado: The Forgotten Way By Sara Dhooma

The Camino Olvidado is one of the most ancient Camino de Santiago routes, leading walkers through the southern valleys of the Cantabrian Mountain range.  The path begins in Bilbao and winds approxi...

A first-timer's guide to Joshua Tree By Jason Huckeba

A first-timer's guide to Joshua Tree By Jason Huckeba

Joshua Tree National Park is a true desert park. There are 2.8 million visitors that come here every year.  The park is located in Southern California and is approximately 130 miles east of downtow...