Category Archives: Strategy

5 Trails for avoiding Spring crowds

Spring comes, so come the hikers, the seasonal hikers. The, dare we say it, the “fair weather” hikers?

Sure we dare, because they’re probably the first to admit that unless there’s not a cloud in the sky, unless the temperatures not 66 degrees (plus or minus 4 degrees), and unless there’s some pretty flower blooming or some tree putting on a color show, they’ll be doing things indoors, thank you. read more

It’s spring! Here’s how to avoid crowded trails

It’s always been a goal to hike the trails less traveled. It’s a goal we’ve embraced with extra gusto over the past two years.

Quick recap: hiking was pretty popular prior to March 2020, it became the go-to source of not only outdoor recreation, but recreation of any kind after March 2020, it being deemed the only safe form of recreation in the face of a global pandemic. While hiking no longer bears that mantel, scads of folks who discovered the joy of hiking over the past two years aren’t going away. And the beginning of spring is when you really begin to notice the increased number of hikers on the the trail.  read more