Hiking

Climbing legend Forrest dies while hiking – SunHerald.com

December 30, 2012

Climbing legend Forrest dies while hikingSunHerald.comDENVER — Climbing legend Bill Forrest, who also made notable innovations in mountaineering equipment, died while snowshoeing near Colorado's Monarch Pass. The Denver Post reports he was with his wife, Rosa, when he collapsed Dec. 21. Forrest , 73 … and more »

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The Ouachita Trail is a winter hiking wonderland – NewsOK.com

December 30, 2012

The Ouachita Trail is a winter hiking wonderlandNewsOK.comDuring the winter, Oklahoma's temperate climate frequently provides days of sunshine and moderate temperatures, ideal conditions for an invigorating day hike. The best venue for winter hiking lies in the piney hills along the storied Ouachita Trail, a …

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MOONEY: Hiking the Appalachian Trail subject of unlikely standout – Evansville Courier & Press

December 30, 2012

MOONEY: Hiking the Appalachian Trail subject of unlikely standoutEvansville Courier & PressFollowing my hiking trip to the Red River Gorge last spring, I turned the page from Russian epics to epic hikes. I read two books about the Appalachian Trail (2,184 miles in length) on the Eastern side of the U.S. and two about...

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3 Killed in Lakeside Plane Crash – NBC 7 San Diego

December 29, 2012

NBC 7 San Diego 3 Killed in Lakeside Plane CrashNBC 7 San DiegoA small airplane went down near a hiking trail in the East County Saturday morning, Cal Fire officials confirmed. The downed plane was reported around 10:30 a.m. at Slaughterhouse Canyon Road in Lakeside near the Sycamore Canyon Open Space … and more »

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Hiking at a County Park in San Diego? There’s an App for That – Patch.com

December 29, 2012

Hiking at a County Park in San Diego? There's an App for ThatPatch.comWho knows, they might be hiking too and at the very same park. If you've all registered your location on the app, it can notify everyone and allow the option of sending emails to each other. You can even meet at the...

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SF hiking trail blocked off due to erosion – abc7news.com

December 28, 2012

abc7news.com SF hiking trail blocked off due to erosionabc7news.comSAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — Part of the scenic hiking trail that connects Baker Beach with the Golden Gate Bridge is closed due to erosion. The National Park Service has blocked off the section of the Presidio Coastal Trail that runs alongside Lincoln …

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Fox River Grove scrapping vehicle stickers, hiking water bills – Chicago Daily Herald

December 28, 2012

Fox River Grove scrapping vehicle stickers, hiking water billsChicago Daily HeraldFox River Grove officials have agreed to end the village's vehicle sticker program and intend to make up for the lost revenue by adding a $36 annual fee to residents' water bills. The program, a mainstay since the 1960s, generated between $61,000 and …

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Kick off your New Years resolution by hiking the Monument – Kota

December 28, 2012

Kick off your New Years resolution by hiking the MonumentKotaBut it's also a great place to get a workout and burn some extra calories. Saddle Rock Trail is more than one and a half miles with a little over a mile in elevation change, and it'll take you right to the top of the...

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Utah Hike of the Week 2012 in photos – Salt Lake Tribune (blog)

December 28, 2012

Utah Hike of the Week 2012 in photosSalt Lake Tribune (blog)We hiked in the snow. He hiked in the heat. We hiked in the changing foliage. As usual, our Hike of the Week team did a lot of hiking in 2012. Here is a photo collection of where we walked. Which photos do you...

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Put on your hiking shoes – Brownwood Bulletin

December 28, 2012

Put on your hiking shoesBrownwood BulletinEven if walking off calories isn't your motivation, there are plenty of other reasons to attend the Parks and Wildlife's First Day Hike at 2 p.m. on Jan. 1 at Lake Brownwood State Park. if you want to spend more time outdoors this year, see wildlife … and more »

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