Hearing Statement: Forgotten Voices: The Inadequate Review and Improper Alteration of Our National Monuments

PDF version of letter March 11, 2019 House Committee on Natural Resources 1324 Longworth House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 Re: American Hiking Society Supports Strong National Monuments Protections Chairman Raúl Grijalva and Ranking Member Rob Bishop, On behalf of American Hiking Society, our members, supporters, and the millions-strong hiking community, we thank the committee… … Read more

NEW – Khopra Ridge trek, Nepal

Annapurna region. You see 23 big mountains from Khopra Ridge. … 3 are amongst the 14 highest mountains in the world – Mt Manaslu (8th highest), Mt Annapurna I (9th highest) and Mt Dhaulagiri I (7th highest) … It costs about $500 for 8 days to join an IndiaHikes guided tour to and from Pokhara. … Read more

Brooks Cascadia 13 Trail Runners Review

Brooks Cascadia 13 Trail Runners are a favorite backpacking and hiking shoe because they’re roomy, stable, fast drying and well ventilated. They have a built-in gaiter attachment point to secure your gaiters to keep out trail debris, with an innovative lacing system that eliminates any uncomfortable pressure on the top of your feet. A gusseted … Read more

Use #Nowildflowerswereharmed on your Superbloom Posts

Superblooms — sometimes it seems like it’s all you’re hearing about these days. And unfortunately, while you’re hearing about the beautiful native wildflower displays and fields of stunning color, you’re probably also hearing about some of the negative side effects of these superbloom crowds: trampled plants, picked flowers, hillsides destroyed by user-created ‘trails.’ And all, … Read more

12 Tips When Preparing For Your First Thru-Hike

Completing your first thru-hike is guaranteed to be a life-changing experience. You’ll meet amazing people, share unforgettable stories, and accomplish something that few people ever will. 2. And Then Pack Lighter The Appalachian Trail (AT) is 2,180 miles long stretching from Georgia to Maine. If you want to accomplish that in six months, you need … Read more

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