Jeffrey H. Ryan Hiker Author Photographer Speaker Podcaster Director

Why I hiked across Massachusetts three times

Photo from Holyoke Range. ©2017, www.JeffRyanAuthor.com

I just got back from a 50-mile late season hike on the New England National Scenic Trail. This time, my hiking buddy Wayne and I completed the hike through Massachusetts (having already walked through Connecticut on prior trips). At the end of this hike, we realized we had now walked across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts […]

Tips for hiking on the Appalachian Trail During Hunting Season

Some people assume that hunting is not allowed on the Appalachian Trail. It’s a dangerous assumption to make. The fact is that hunting is only forbidden on the 900 or so miles of the Trail that cross National Park Service land. Wherever you are hiking, it’s easy to imagine that you will be safe if […]