The Best Hiking Within 60 Miles of Boston

While the hike profiles I write and revise for the book 60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Boston are all formal and factual, I think of these previews more as my emotional response. This is what I would say to you while sitting at a pub...

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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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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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Continuing 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles of Boston

Lafe here checking in as I am finishing the research hikes and the revising of 60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Boston, but I will continue to feed you appetizers. Enjoy! #36 Ogilvie Town Forest Tucked away in and around neighborhoods of Weston, Ogilvie Town Forest is a...

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60 Hikes Within 60 Miles of Boston: Still Hiking

Something peculiar happens when you’re playing—I mean, hurriedly hiking—and finishing a guidebook before the first snow falls in Massachusetts. You write the notes, take the photos, and post them online, but forget to pair your memories with your photos in the form of a blog...

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The Down and Dirty of Writing a Hiking Guidebook

Last week, we posted about how we’re going to follow along as Lafe Low updates 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Boston. But before we start sharing snippets of photos and stories from Lafe’s hiking adventures, he wants to share with us why he enjoys walking in the woods with...

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Exploring Boston, One Hike At A Time

Over here at Menasha Ridge Press, we put a lot of thought into the parks, trails, outdoor activities we'll feature in our guidebooks. Then comes the even harder task of finding just the right author to bring the guidebook to life. Fortunately for us, we found...

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