Tag Archives: recommendations

Wednesday Wisdom: A great summer hiker (and the socks to wear with them)

Wednesday Wisdom? That may be a stretch (though it is alliterative). Every Wednesday we share our thoughts in rotating subject areas: gear, social media, hiking/backpacking/camping resources, and tips from the field. These items are culled from our weekly GetHiking! enewsletter, which also includes news and information on hikes and backpack trips in our GetHiking! and GetBackpacking! universes. Subscribe to our weekly enewsletter here. read more

Hikes for June and July, anyone?

A nearly 9-mile figure-8 loop in the Shining Rock Wilderness of the Pisgah National Forest is one of NCHikes' five recommendations for June and July.

At our sister site, NCHikes.com, we make monthly (or somewhat monthly) recommendations for seasonally appropriate hikes. In summer, for instance, we try to suggest hikes that are either high and cool or ones that involve walking near, or at some point frolicking in, water. read more