Hiking tips

What to know before hitting the trails

The annual summer solstice celebration atop Flattop Mountain in Anchorage, Alaska. Flattop is the most climbed peak in Alaska. June 20, 2012. Hikers are spoiled for choice in Alaska. From quick jaunts near urban centers to multi-day treks, the trail options abound. While some hikes require special gear, like crampons for a glacier hike or […]

Hiking tips

New Mexico hiking tips for hitting the trails this summer

Summer vacation season has arrived and for many that means hiking a trail at White Sands State Park or Lincoln National Forest. Both locations offer trails of varying degrees of difficulty. While a trip on U.S. Highway 82 can do sunburned Alamogordo residents and tourists alike, before hiking in Lincoln National Forest, it’s recommended that […]

Gay hiking

Santiago Oaks Regional Park offers 18 miles of hiking – Orange County Register

A man admires the view from Robber’s Roost at Santiago Oaks Regional Park in Orange, Calif., on Sunday, March 7, 2021. Legend has it that bandits Joaquin Murieta and Three Finger Jack used the lookout in the late 1800s after stagecoach flights. (Photo by Paul Bersebach, Orange County Registry/SCNG) A bee checks a California bush […]