Nimblewill Nomad

Nimblewill Nomad’s Record-Breaking 2021 Odyssey

EDITOR’S UPDATE: He did it! M.J. Eberhart finished his 2021 Odyssey Hike of the AT and, at 83 years old, became the record holder as the oldest person to do so! Congrats! While he might humbly shrug and disagree, M.J. “Sunny” Eberhart, also known as Nimblewill...

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Hiking Tucson

Hiking Around Tucson This August

[Note: the following information was current as of August 1, 2020.] The Bighorn Fire, named for the bighorn sheep that roam the Santa Catalina Mountains north of Tucson, began after a lightning strike hit those mountains on June 5th, 2020. Fanned by high winds and exacerbated...

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How to protect our national monuments

How to Protect Our National Monuments

Our country was dealt a severe blow yesterday—President Trump went against the Antiquities Act and greatly reduced the size of Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments by 2 million acres. Bears Ears, designated a national monument by President Obama last year, will shrink by...

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bike to work month, national bike to work day, cincinnati cycling

Top 10 “BEST” Reasons to Ride A Bike

With May being National Bike Month, it's the perfect time to dust off your helmet and hit the roads. BEST Magazine Cincinnati asked Richard Hunt to list out his Top 10 Reasons to Ride a Bike. Check out what the President of Keen Communications had to say about that space where the...

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Big News in the Outdoor World

At Trekalong, we work hard to keep you in the know about big news in the outdoor industry. So we're excited to announce that the biggest news this week is about us! Keen Communications is doubling the amount of books we publish with the acquisition of another outdoor publishing company...

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Trekalong Goes to Outdoor Retailer Winter Market

Mountains and snowshoes and new gear, oh my! Trekalong is heading to Outdoor Retailer Winter Market this week. Just like our Outdoor Retailer Summer Market trip, we will be exhibiting all of the newest books by Wilderness Press and Menasha Ridge Press. But this time around, we have...

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First Day Hikes Starts Year On Right Foot

For the third straight year, hiking groups across the country will come together on January 1 to ring in the new year right with one of the simplest, most invigorating activities there is: hiking. First Day Hikes -- for the first time this year, an official...

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TrailSherpa Launches Photo Journal of National Parks

If you love our national parks as much as we do, you'll be happy to hear that the folks over at TrailSherpa have just launched ParksFolio, a vast, new photo archive containing breathtaking images out of the National Parks system. Even more, the engine behind the photo journal...

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5 Facts To Get You Thru the Gov’t Shutdown

With the federal government having shut down all "nonessential" services effective Tuesday until further notice, gates to national parks across the country have been indefinitely shut. One way for outdoor enthusiasts to show their support for the national park system is to use this opportunity to...

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