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Byline: By RANDY RICHARDSON

It is not surprising that many of us take our local public trails for granted. Given that they are generally made of earth and stone, we might...

On the Trails: The faces behind our trails

10/27/21

As the days grow shorter and our primary trail work season comes to an end, I find myself reflecting on a fascinating range of Upper Valley Trails...

I owe much of my physical and mental health to my two wonderful dogs, Atlas and Kaya. I love hiking and the outdoors and I am committed to daily...

The last few months have felt more like years. Lockdown with family, working from home, Zoom calls and a steady barrage of troubling news have all...

Many people believe that we have an abundance of wonderful trails in the Upper Valley. This is true, when taken as a whole, but quality, proximity...

Our Upper Valley trails are both critical and also somewhat vulnerable infrastructure for the health and well being of our communities. They are...

Building Trails, Building Community

5/12/18

When most of us think about our primary national and regional educational challenges and opportunities, an outdoor education and trails curriculum...

Although I had been a hiker and recreational outdoorsman for more than 50 years, I did not truly step into the world of trails until a year ago...

 As the spring rain subsides and summer approaches, I have the distinct impression that most of us in the Upper Valley are planning some wonderful...

Learning the True Value of Trails

1/21/17

Trails have provided pathways to nature and both my physical and mental health for most of my life.I have found myself on trails in profoundly...

New Job Is a Great Way to Give Back to Trails

12/10/16

It had been almost 45 years since my first independent summit of Woodstock’s Mount Tom. After starting with great confidence, I vaguely remember...



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