Byline: By Randy Richardson

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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