Hiking and Mental Health
Really enjoyed my wide-ranging chat with Jay Barone of The Curiosity Chamber podcast about the importance of green space and getting outdoors as it relates to our well-being.
History of the Appalachian Trail featured on Nature Revisited podcast
I had a great time discussing the history of the AT with host Stefan Van Norden of the Nature Revisited podcast.
Green Mountain National Forest adds 2,100 acres
The new acquisition includes a variety of streams and bogs. (US Forest Service photo.) The Trust for Public Land has facilitated the purchase of over 2,100 acres in southern Vermont in proximity to the Appalachian Trail. The forest land adjoining existing Green Mountain National Forest lands includes 688 acres in northeast Pownal, 1,251 acres in […]
Interview with the Round Hill AT Festival Team
I had a wonderful interview with the organizers of the upcoming Round Hill Appalachian Trail festival about my newest book. I look forward to taking part in the festival again this year on June 11th, where I’ll be sharing secrets about eating healthy meals on the trail, planning trips, and more.
The 100-year trail — AT Celebrates 100th birthday
This year the Appalachian Trail marks its first century in existence. Holly Kays wrote a wonderful piece contrasting the story of the iconic trail’s origin and life on the trail today in the Smoky Mountain News.
Three Maine Hermit Stories
Stories about three of Maine’s most famous hermits.
Where did they come from? Why did they choose a life of solitude?
Podcast on MindDogTV
I recently joined host Matt Luppo on his MindDogTV podcast to discuss my books and my Voices of the Wilderness video documentary series.
Appalachian Trail Conservancy urges hikers to postpone their thru-hikes or section hikes effective immediately
On March 17, 2020, Sandra Marra, President & CEO of the Appalachian Trail Conservancy posted an open letter urging hikers to postpone AT hikes due to concerns related to the Coronavirus.
Kindle vision of “Hermit” now available
“Hermit” is now available in Kindle format and can be read on smartphones, tablets and computers using the free Kindle Reader app.
Kindle Unlimited members can read the book free.
We will weather this
Thirty-eight years ago, in the midst of an unrelenting 16-day storm, I discovered the value of taking the long view.
Better days are ahead if we persevere.