In our ongoing effort to convince folks that trekking poles are a good idea, today we borrow Chapter 17 from our book, “Let’s GetHiking! A Quick and Comprehensive Guide for the Aspiring Hiker!” It makes our case for why you should use poles.
Monday — never an easy time for the outdoors enthusiast. After a weekend of adventure, returning to the humdrum work-a-day world can make one melancholy. To help ease the transition, every Monday we feature a 90 Second Escape — essentially, a 90-second video or slide show of a place you’d probably rather be: a trail, a park, a greenway, a lake … anywhere as long as it’s not under a fluorescent bulb.