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posted Nov 11, 2019

“Walk Easy; Hike Strong”: A Veteran’s Journey of Discovery on the Arizona Trail

by Mike Buckley

Warrior Expeditions is a nonprofit group that helps veterans by giving them the opportunity to participate in outdoor expeditions with the intent of improving the transition back into civilian life.

categories: hiking
tags: veterans, hiking

posted Oct 8, 2019

Ramble On: A History of Hiking

by Jim Schmid

An American Trails book review by Jim Schmid.

categories: hiking
tags: historic, walking, hiking

posted Sep 6, 2018

Studying impacts of visitor use on the Appalachian Trail

Visitor use impacts associated with the Appalachian Trail include use of the footpath itself, overnight use areas (both designated and bootleg), and human waste management.

categories: hiking
tags: mud and erosion, huts and backcountry shelter systems, hiking, long-distance trails

posted Aug 2, 2018

FAQ: When and where to use blazes or markers

by American Trails Staff

Best practices for blaze marking along trails

categories: hiking
tags: faq, signs, cairns, trailheads, hiking, long-distance trails

posted Jul 25, 2018

FAQ: Inquiry on hiking trails - what it takes to create a trail and everything else about a trail!

by American Trails Staff

Q&A on hiking trail building, design and maintenance.

categories: hiking
tags: faq, funding, maintenance, management and operation, hiking

posted Jul 17, 2018

FAQ: What are the BEST hiking trails?

by American Trails Staff

Top 10 hiking trails

categories: hiking
tags: faq, editorial, volunteers, hiking, long-distance trails

posted Jun 8, 2018

Hiking is for all Abilities

The beauty of hiking is that it is for all abilities. Opportunities for accessible trails as well as more challenging routes can be found in every corner of America.

categories: hiking
tags: accessibility and accessible trails, hiking

posted Apr 23, 2018

Triad Partnership protects and manages the Ice Age Trail in Wisconsin

by Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

The Ice Age Trail Triad shows that the federal government, a state agency, and a nonprofit can all work together to accomplish a lot more than they could if they worked on their own.

categories: hiking
tags: partnerships, volunteers, conservation and environment, management and operation, youth corps, hiking

posted Apr 23, 2018

Partnership works to improve Appalachian Trail in Bear Mountain State Park

Partners work to develop volunteers skills to improve heavily-used sections of the Appalachian National Scenic Trail.

categories: hiking
tags: partnerships, volunteers, conservation corps, youth corps, hiking, long-distance trails

posted Mar 6, 2018

Caring for Cairns at Acadia National Park

by National Park Service

Cairns need care. For the trail user, the message is clear: "Preserve the mountain landscape. Please do not add to or build cairns or other rock objects. Leave the mountain and the rocks as you find them."

categories: hiking
tags: cairns, signs, hiking

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