Hiking during Hunting Season

Fall is often a favorite time of year for hikers: cooler temperatures, glorious foliage, clear air all pull us out the door and into the woods. September, October, November, December, and January are also hunting seasons for deer, elk, and other game in many areas of the United States.  Hunters and hikers both enjoy the…

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How to Acclimatize to High Altitude

There is no speedy shortcut to acclimatize to high altitude. We all want to hit the trail and get to great heights as soon as possible, however, to get up to high ground feeling good takes patience. So, what is going on and how do we acclimatize? What’s going on? Moving up into higher elevations asks…

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Summer Trip Dreaming

Looking ahead out of the depths of winter: Summer trip dreaming has me looking for new places to explore and old favorites to revisit.

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