If You Love Hiking, You’ll LOVE Chattanooga

New Guide Features 40 Must-Hike Trails in Greater Chattanooga (Cover image: Brian Stansberry) CHATTANOOGA, TN -- Consistently rated as among the best places to live for outdoor enthusiasts, Chattanooga is located within easy reach of a wide array of paddling, camping, and especially hiking destinations. Now, for the first...

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How Can You Hike More Each Week? Keep Your Local Hiking Guide At Hand

[caption id="attachment_1801" align="alignleft" width="400"] Diane Stresing, author of 60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Cleveland (Menasha Ridge Press)[/caption] CLEVELAND -- We asked Diane Stresing, author of 60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Cleveland, how she works regular hiking into her busy, day-to-day schedule. Her solution is simple: she keeps her local...

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5 Facts To Get You Thru the Gov’t Shutdown

With the federal government having shut down all "nonessential" services effective Tuesday until further notice, gates to national parks across the country have been indefinitely shut. One way for outdoor enthusiasts to show their support for the national park system is to use this opportunity to...

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We Are Wildness 30 Day Challenge

Will you spend 30 minutes in Nature, for 30 days straight? We are Wildness (WAW), a hub site for information about wild living, nature, alternative lifestyles, natural diet and wellness, animals and sustainability, has extended this challenge to the world: to spend the month of October devoting...

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Why is Fall Hiking the Best Hiking?

A Q&A with Cate Starmer, author Best Tent Camping: New York State [caption id="attachment_1726" align="alignright" width="250"] Cate Starmer, co-author Best in Tent Camping: New York State (Photo courtesy Menasha Ridge Press)[/caption] Fall is here, and we all know it! For outdoor enthusiasts all around the country, the changing...

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Writer’s Block? Just Get Outside…

Carol Kaufman, of the New York Times, posted a worthwhile  entry to NYT.com's writing blog, Draft, about the benefits of taking your creative impulses outside. Here's part of what she had to say: I stumbled upon my ideal writing conditions quite by accident. When a particularly troublesome...

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