Kite Trail, part of the Dog Run Hollow trail system in the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge, offers the shortest route to the incredible yet underwhelmingly-named Forty Foot Hole.Continue reading “Kite Trail to Forty Foot Hole – Hiking Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge”
Yeah, this is a hiking website, but you’ve gotta eat too, right? Ever heard of a culinary trail? Think of it as a trail you hike with your face.
The best damn fried chicken restaurants in the United States are all conveniently clumped together in one little artery-clogging corner of Southeastern Indiana. Here, fried chicken is lifeblood, and we’ve assembled a comprehensive list of establishments on (and off) the famed “Chicken Trail.”Continue reading “The Best Damn Chicken Trail Guide for Southeastern Indiana”
A visual story highlighting the wolves of the habitat and the unique opportunity to interact with the animals.
So you’ve been action blocked on Instagram? Welcome to the club. Stop mashing your index finger into the “Tell us” button, take a deep breath and relax.
We’ve been there, and despite all of the advice out there on the interwebs, there are really only two things you can do to get yourself out of Instagram’s penalty box.Continue reading “Instagram Action Blocked: How To Fix It”
Auxier Ridge Trail #204 in the beautiful Red River Gorge Geological Area of Kentucky is an unforgettable hike featuring narrow exposed ridges overlooking sweeping Appalachian vistas of the Daniel Boone National Forest.Continue reading “Auxier Ridge Trail, Red River Gorge, Kentucky”
If you don’t have a lot of time to explore Hocking Hills in Ohio, I’m going to get right to the point: There is one place that outshines all the others.
That place is Conkles Hollow Nature Preserve.Continue reading “Best Hocking Hills Trails Hiking Guide”
Remember that episode of The Brady Bunch where the boys were held captive by a crazy doctor (Vincent Price) in an ancient Hawaiian burial cave? Well, this isn’t that exactly, but there is a doctor in a historic Hawaiian cave.Continue reading “Maha’ulepu Heritage Trail Hike To Makauwahi Cave”
Nestled in the hills of Brown County, Indiana, is this lovely forest hiking trail loop at Laura Hare Nature Preserve at Downey Hill, one of nearly 20 protected sites governed by the Sycamore Land Trust.Continue reading “Laura Hare Nature Preserve at Downey Hill Hiking Trail”
I’d never skied a day in my life, but who needs lessons, right?
Apparently I do.Continue reading “Snowshoeing In Breckenridge for the Skiing Challenged”
A couple years ago when I fell down a flight of stairs and broke my back, I was terrified.
Questions swirled in my mind. Would I recover from the major surgery to repair the unstable burst fracture of my L2 lumbar spine vertebra?
Would I ever be the same, and how long would the journey be before I regained a sense of normalcy?Continue reading “Recovering From a Broken Back: A Timeline”