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Adam And Eve

Adam and Eve

  • January 31, 2018

During January in the Blue Ridge, the year is still too new for blooming wildflowers. I’ve seen a few naturalized cultivated flowers showing their faces early—for instance, on a walk around Lake Junaluska last week a friend and I spied…

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As Snow Flies, We Look Toward Spring Blooms

As Snow Flies, We Look Toward Spring Blooms

  • December 8, 2017

It's snowing all over the Southeast today, from the Smokies to Springer Mountain. But in our office, we're going over the final drafts of a new guidebook for spring. After 5 years of research, field work, and documentation,  Jim Parham's…

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Hiking Back To The Home Place

Hiking Back to the Home Place

  • February 28, 2017

It's been a warm winter here in the Smokies. And although we expect more cold weather in March, there's reason to expect that unlike last year, it will be an early spring. The earliest spring flowers are already in evidence. Daffodils…

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The Newest Mountain Bike Guidebook For GA & TN

The Newest Mountain Bike Guidebook for GA & TN

  • January 31, 2017

  It won't be long now! Jim Parham has been hard at work on Mountain Bike Trails: North Georgia Mountains & Southeast Tennessee, and it will be available April 1. While you're waiting, check out the Table of Contents and a sample…

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Supporting Our Local Library In Swain County, NC

Supporting Our Local Library in Swain County, NC

  • November 21, 2016

Milestone Press may be an outdoor publisher, but not all our work—and not all our discoveries—happen in the great outdoors. Last weekend we participated in our local library's Read Local Book Fair, where library patrons get a chance to peruse books…

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Trail Volunteers In Action At Tsali

Trail Volunteers in Action at Tsali

  • November 7, 2016

When mountain biking first came on the scene in the southeastern United States back in the late 1980's, people could ride their bikes on almost any trail. Seeing a cyclist on a “foot-only” trail was a novelty for most people. As…

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25 Years. More Than 10,000 Adventure Trail Miles.

25 Years. More Than 10,000 Adventure Trail Miles.

  • October 28, 2016

This week marks 25 years since we opened our publishing doors in 1991. That made us wonder: Just how many miles of adventure trails have we covered in our guidebooks over the years? A deep dive into our database yields some numbers we think…

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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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