The Trilha Cartão Postal, aka the Postcard Trail, in Brazil’s Serra dos Órgãos National Park is exactly what it claims to be – a trail that delivers hikers to an incredible postcard-worthy landscape featuring the iconic mountains Escalavrado, Dedo de Deus (the Finger of God) and Cabeça de Peixe (Fish Head).Continue reading “Postcard Trail, Serra dos Órgãos National Park, Brazil”
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”
The Narrows is the true show-stopper of the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma, and you’d be remiss if you didn’t include this incredible feature in your to-do list during your visit to Southwest Oklahoma.Continue reading “Experience the Narrows at Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge”
I’d seen so many hiking blog posts, comments and videos surrounding the difficulty of the Valley of Boulders portion of Charon’s Garden Trail, by the time we’d reached the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma I’d almost completely psyched myself out.
On the other hand, I had also seen photos of children navigating parts of the boulder field with ease, so how hard could it be? We’d know for sure if we could cross it the moment the “Apple and Pear” rock formation on the west side of Elk Mountain came into view. I’d given us a 50/50 chance of making it through.Continue reading “Charon’s Garden Trail – 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”
What gift do you get for the hiker in your life who has everything?
Well … nothing I guess. I mean, if they have everything already, maybe they should be buying things for you.
But for those with hiking friends and loved ones who don’t have everything, this hiking gifts guide is perfect for the holidays and special occasions!
So what are the best gifts for hikers? Here are our field-tested favorites we use ourselves.Continue reading “39 Perfect Gifts for Hikers – 2020”
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”
Brum Woods is a small network of well-maintained multi-use trails on the southwest side of the city of Batesville in Indiana.
Lena Brum (1900-1993) was opposed to Batesville development and denied many offers for her land, and she left the property to the city upon her death. In turn, the city honored her wishes for preservation and created a fine park for the public to enjoy.Continue reading “Brum Woods, Batesville, Indiana”
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”