With Love from the Appalachian Trail

Backpacking / Ideas & Advice

When it comes to enjoying the outdoors, Eastern Mountain Sports is all about practicing Leave No Trace and the mantra “Take only pictures, leave only footprints.” However, while cruising our Instagram feed, I came across a photo posted by... Read More »

A Tribute To The Ultimate Guide Dog

Backpacking / Outdoor Adventure (Unique lifestyle/travel/personal experience)

Hiking in New Hampshire is hard. The steep grades test your physical fitness, the rocky trails are tough on your knees and the unpredictable, intense weather can turn a perfect day into an emergency situation in a matter of minutes.... Read More »

Outdoor Safety Advice From Rescue Professionals

Backpacking / Ideas & Advice / Paddling

Last February, I paddled alone down the Annisquam River. Shortly after launching my kayak, the US Coast Guard motored alongside me. I waved, but they did not wave back. Rather, they peered at me through binoculars, pointed at me... Read More »

Trail Talk Thursdays: White Mountain Guide Online


Each Thursday I feature a person, organization, or resource that benefits or impacts our hiking community. This week I would like to introduce one of my favorite hiking resources that is often overlooked: Appalachian Mountain Club’s White Mountain Guide Online. This service... Read More »

Trail Talk Thursdays: Interview with Jeremy Clark

Backpacking / Conservation / Ideas & Advice

Each Thursday I will feature a person, organization, or cause that benefits or impacts our hiking community. This week I had the pleasure of talking with Jeremy Clark. Jeremy can often be found atop NH’s shortest 4000-footer, Mt Tecumseh.... Read More »

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