Trip or Treat?

As Halloween approaches, the 2010 WV trip season comes to an end. Thanks to all our trip leaders and volunteers who “gave something back” and contributed to another successful year. We’re tallying up the final numbers of trails cleared, bridges...

12 More iPhone Apps for the Outdoors

Whether you’re taking your iPhone with you on a dayhike or a full-blown backpacking trip, here are some apps that could come in handy. Includes park maps, a neat flash-light feature, bird and tree guides, survival techniques, even a guide to animal tracks and...

Project Noah

I don’t own an iPhone and don’t plan to buy one anytime soon. I was slow to purchase a cell-phone, prefer a simple roadmap to a GPS system, and don’t understand all the excitement about eBooks and eReaders. My friends and siblings – hot on the...

Quote of the Day

Forest Park – Portland, OR (2009)This one comes from one of the great outdoor reads of our time, A Walk in the Woods, courtesy of Bill Bryson.“All the books tell you that if the grizzly comes for you, on no account should you run. This is the sort of advice you...