Milestone Press Donates Map Proceeds For Tsali Trails

Milestone Press Donates Map Proceeds for Tsali Trails

  • October 11, 2016

When Milestone Press published Jim Parham's new Tsali Trails Map on April 1 of this year, we pledged to donate a portion of the proceeds toward maintenance of Tsali's trails. This week, we made our first donation from sales of the map, which covers…

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Hawk Hagebak & His Classic Motorcycle Guidebooks

Hawk Hagebak & His Classic Motorcycle Guidebooks

  • September 30, 2016

Our friend Hawk Hagebak Hawk hails from Atlanta, and his love for the Southern Appalachians brings him and his motorcycle our way every once in a while. Hawk stopped by recently, this time with his wife Lisa and their 16-year-old daughter, Annabelle. They were…

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An Hour Before Sunrise

An Hour Before Sunrise

  • August 11, 2016

Over the course of a year, I spend a lot of time in the backcountry. Many a night I'm sleeping on the ground or suspended between two trees in my hammock. I love it, and I swear it’s much better…

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Wildflower Touring On A Bicycle

Wildflower Touring on a Bicycle

  • June 20, 2016

When we think about a wildflower outing, we tend to think about an excursion on foot, walking a woodland trail in search of, perhaps, a specific species that's known to bloom at a certain time. But how many of us…

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Should We Click To Help Repair The Tower On Clingmans Dome?

Should We Click to Help Repair the Tower on Clingmans Dome?

  • June 13, 2016

Our friend Danny Bernstein has strong opinions about taking care of our public lands. A hiker, hike leader and outdoor writer, she is the author of several hiking guidebooks, including Hiking the Carolina Mountains and Hiking North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains. We want to…

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Blackberry Winter

Blackberry Winter

  • May 5, 2016

April showers bring May flowers, as the rhyme goes, and all of us in the Southern Appalachians expect the warm weather to arrive with those flowers. Most of the time it does, but it's also not uncommon, after the arrival…

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