If you are in New Hampshire and want a lovely run/hike try the Caps Ridge trail up Jefferson and then a lovely trail to Mt. Washington.
Desolation Wilderness may not be teeming with foliage, but it is one of the most beautiful places to escape to, and it is right off of route 50 near Lake Tahoe.
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What? Did you think the National Parks would be safe? Think again. This is why you need to be engaged in protecting your wild spaces. From the National Parks Conservation Association: WASHINGTON – Congressman Paul Gosar (R-Ariz.) last night introduced H.J. Res. 46, which seeks to repeal updates to the National Park Service’s “9B” rules. … Continue reading Drilling in the National Parks?
For some lovely trail running, hiking, backpacking and climbing, Rock Creek Canyon offers that great back country experience at 10,000' and above with parking.
In Wyoming, there is a lesser known, but lovely place for hiking and running: Medicine Bow National Forest. With over 2 million acres of Forest Service managed land crossing from Colorado to Wyoming, it offers hiking, back packing, trail running, camping, fishing and more. Not only that, but it is close to the front range … Continue reading Medicine Bow – Routt National Forest
If you need a little inspiration, or maybe a mental kick in the butt, these trails are calling your name. Long trails give you the time to really leave the world of politics, electronics, and the stresses of stuff. While the Pacific Crest Trail and the Appalachian Trails are the most known, there are trails … Continue reading A Map of the Long Trails in the US