State parks and forests, not just NC ones

Marketing a book comes in many forms right now. Most of my book events have been either been canceled, postponed, or moved to Zoom. But Martha N. and the Oconee County Hiking Club came up with a more inventive idea. Instead of just canceling my invitation to talk to their club, why not come down […]

When you work on a hiking challenge, you need to do it all. And least, that’s my guiding principle. Some are great, most are good and some, well, some you just do because they’re on the map. Pilot Mountain State Park (Hike 15) is a jewel in the Sauratown mountains of North Carolina. Its wedding […]

Stone Mountain State Park is one of several North Carolina state parks in the Piedmont (foothills) section of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail. It’s part of the “mountains away from the mountains.” Daisy and I are working our way through the Best Day Hikes on North Carolina’s Mountains-to-Sea Trail book. When Sharon and I walked the MST […]