We were hungry for an epic long-weekend backpacking adventure. The White Mountains aren’t exactly in short supply of rugged climbs rewarded with grandiose views, and while we didn’t want to exclude this from the menu, our appetite was for something different. One look at the suspension bridge arching over the Wild River, and we knew there would be no regrets.
A loop hike of Mt. Monadnock via the White Dot and White Cross trails is a short, challenging, and tremendously fun adventure. Before tackling this hike with kids, you’ll want to read this post first.
The important question isn’t whether the movie is any good, it’s whether the movie is good for the Appalachian Trail. A Walk in the Woods enters theaters at a precarious time for the AT, when on-trail resources are being stressed and organizations such as Baxter State Park are publicly questioning their association with the trail.
If you’re a fan of the New England Patriots, you probably don a Tom Brady jersey every Sunday in the fall. If you’re into the Avett Brothers, then you’re likely to rock a concert tee. But what if you love hiking? How do you show off your trail pride? Green Label Organic, a family-owned clothing company in Floyd, Virginia, has the answer.