Jeffrey H. Ryan Hiker Author Photographer Speaker Podcaster Director

Three “Made in USA” Gifts that Give Back

I’m always on the lookout for new gear. This year, even with a limited travel schedule, I was thrilled to discover some American companies that are keeping the tradition of designing and manufacturing gear alive. One thing the three companies featured here have in common (other than making smartly designed gear and clothing) is that […]

7 Gifts for Hikers Under $30

Have a hiker on your holiday list? Here are seven gifts sure to bring lasting joy — each under $30! 1. Gaiters If they already use gaiters, they can probably use a new pair, because the trail is tough on them. If they don’t use gaiters already, they’ll thank you! Not just for winter, gaiters keep […]