Happy 80th Birthday to the Appalachian Trail!

It’s been a little over a year since I finished working on Best of the Appalachian Trail: Mid-Atlantic. With this year commemorating the Trail’s 80th year in existence, I’ve spent a little time this past week looking through the photographs I took while working on...

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solar eclipse 2017

Top Tips for Watching the Solar Eclipse

This is it, guys! The day we've been eagerly anticipating and hearing about for weeks. Solar eclipse day! Maybe you're sitting in bumper-to-bumper traffic right now waiting to get to your viewing spot. Or maybe you're already there, leisurely brewing coffee and breaking down your campsite. Or maybe...

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The Best Way to Stay Active with a Disability

This is a guest post from a friend of Menasha Ridge Press. Staying active is an important part of life; it can help us feel better, improve circulation, and prevent heart disease. But for those who are living with a disability, it can be difficult to...

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Stop and Smell the Wildflowers Along the Appalachian Trail

Let’s talk about wildflowers. Wildflowers are the unsung heroes of the Appalachian Trail. They’re often overshadowed by the sweeping vistas, towering pines, and formidable rock formations, but they are equally important to your hiking experience. They’re small but mighty, brightening up even the gloomiest of...

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A Love Letter to Salt Lake City

Dear Salt Lake City, Thank you. Thank you for generously hosting Outdoor Retailer Summer and Winter Market for the past 22 years. Thank you for your overwhelming kindness and generosity. Thank you for putting up with our hoards of outdoor geeks in our trucker hats and...

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Your Guide to Outdoor Retailer Summer Market

We are stoked for the start of another Outdoor Retailer Summer Market. And this isn’t just any #ORshow, it’ll be all about saving our public lands and outdoor advocacy. Plus it's the last show in Salt Lake City, so it will be bittersweet and celebratory...

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