Nimblewill Nomad, Ten Million Steps

What You Learn While Walking Route 66

Route 66. Chicago to San Diego. 121 days. 2,300 miles. 19 miles a day. This would seem like an unimaginable distance for almost anyone. Now imagine being 79 years old and accomplishing this feat. Damn. Yet this is commonplace for Nimblewill Nomad. Since his first odyssey in...

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2018 resolutions

2018 Resolutions from Menasha Ridge Press

Hello, 2018! Everybody has been waiting for you, us included. We counted down every.single.second until you arrived. And we're so excited to turn the page and start a new year with a blank slate. We have big plans for you. We have big expectations for ourselves,...

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First Day Hike

How to Properly Celebrate First Day Hikes

It's January 1st. A new year! New resolutions! So many resolutions. One of which surely is to be more active. Everyone wants to be more active. But it's so bitingly cold. And your couch is so comfortable. And there are Bowl games on TV and...

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60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Boston, Boston hiking, Lafe Low, Menasha Ridge Press

More Hikes Within 60 Miles of Boston

In case you’re wondering, these hike previews I’ve been feeding you are presented in the order in which I did the actual research hikes. The order in which they will appear in 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Boston is much different. They’re separated into categories...

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How to Keep Your Dog Safe During Winter Hiking

Winter is here! That means all the layers, all the snowball fights, all the hot chocolate, and all the snow adventures with your pupper. Our friend Nat Smith from Rover.com, the nation's largest network of 5-star pet sitters and dog walkers, shared with us how to keep your pet...

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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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60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Boston, Boston hiking, Lafe Low, Menasha Ridge Press

60 Hikes Within 60 Miles of Boston

While at this point, I have completed my writing and editing for the second edition of 60 Hikes within 60 Miles of Boston (that loud raucous noise you may have heard the first weekend of November was me celebrating!), I will continue to feed you...

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Utah winter camping, Best Tent Camping: Utah, where to camp in Utah in the winter

Why You Need to Camp in Utah this Winter

Winter camping. The idea conjures up images of frozen toes and sagging, snowy tents. But don't let that deter you from what can be the most memorable camps of your life. Perfect hiking temps, bright stars, and zero bugs are just a few reasons to escape...

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Nimblewill Nomad, Ten Million Steps, Ozark Highland Trail Association

Come and Meet the Legendary Nimblewill Nomad

Loyal Menasha Ridge Press followers may recognize the familiar face of Nimblewill Nomad, a beloved author and accomplished thru-hiker. We have sung the praises of Nomad quite a few times, sharing lessons he has passed along and avidly following his yearly odysseys. And we're not the only...

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