Women of the White Blaze, Menasha Ridge Press, Birmingham women hiking Appalachian Trail, Appalachian Trail

Cutting Weight: The Women of the White Blaze

The women sit in a living room chatting. Laughter bounces off the walls. Wine flows freely and snacks fill the table. If you were to close your eyes, you’d envision a cocktail party full of fancy ladies and juicy gossip. Only the juicy gossip here is...

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Women of the White Blaze, Menasha Ridge Press, Birmingham women hiking Appalachian Trail, Appalachian Trail

Defying Expectations: The Women of the White Blaze

The three women awoke in a shelter on the Appalachian Trail, stretched their stiff hiking muscles, made coffee and oatmeal, and broke camp. They paused to check the weather forecast warning of thunderstorms and possible hail. Normally, weather like this would be alarming, but there...

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A Little More Appalachian Trail, Anyone?

During the past couple of years, I have grown quite fond of traveling to Newfoundland and Labrador (NL). It isn’t the easiest place in the world to get to. You either have to drive to and then ferry from Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, or fly...

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Return to the Appalachian Trail

I returned to the Appalachian Trail this summer for the first time since stepping off in November 2014, after completing my final research hike. The summer of 2014—well, actually, the late spring, summer, and early fall of 2014—was packed with hikes along the Appalachian Trail in...

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Advance copies of new Appalachian Trail book are in!

The Just Passin’ Thru advanced reader copies have arrived just in time for the weekend! Books won’t be in stores for a few more weeks, but we’ll be down at the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance event this weekend.

Author Winton Porter will also be there this weekend signing books and speaking on an author panel. So if you’re there stop on by and say ‘hi’!

Click though the jump to read an overview of the book.