Ways to Celebrate National Trails Day

American Hiking Society's National Trails Day is the biggest trail event of the year, one we always look forward to participating in and promoting. It unites people and encourages them to improve the trails and public lands we love to use. If National Trails Day snuck...

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Gear Up Get Out, American Hiking Society, Menasha Ridge Press

All the Reasons You Need a New Guidebook

We are celebrating American Hiking Society's Gear Up. Get Out. campaign this week until September 7th, where 5% of all sales of our guidebooks will go toward protecting the trails we all love to hike. "That's great! I support your support of AHS. But I'm not...

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10 Reasons To Go On An Alternative Spring Break

Unless you've been living under a conch shell, you know that outdoor advocacy and protecting our public lands has been slightly more top-of-mind than usual. All politics aside, we all want our lands to stay pristine for future generations to enjoy. And since there's no magical trail fairy...

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National Trails Day, American Hiking Society

How We Celebrate National Trails Day

We are sitting even more impatiently this Friday because tomorrow, June 3rd, is National Trails Day. After months of anticipation and preparation and promoting the Gear Up Get Out campaign in May, it’s finally here! The day dedicated to spending time outdoors and sharing our passion...

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Appalachian Trail Conservancy, American Hiking Society, First Descents, Nature Conservancy, Parks 4 Kids, last minute outdoor gift ideas

Give the Gift of The Outdoors

It's December 22nd—three days before Hanukkah and Christmas. You still haven't finished shopping for gifts for your loved ones. Maybe you're a procrastinator (I know I am). Maybe you've been in bed with the flu. Or maybe you just don't know what to buy. Luckily, we're...

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National Trails Day 60 Day Challenge!

Are you ready for a challenge? Leading up to National Trails Day, American Hiking Society and Menasha Ridge Press are offering a series of hiking challenges* to prepare you for your ultimate adventure on National Trails Day. So check out this week’s challenges, get outside and conquer...

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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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