By Dan S., Great Miami Outfitters Camping outside isn't just for fair weather my friends. For me, winter hiking and camping is the best time of year. Think about it... no bugs, no crowds, just solitude, beauty and yes, even comfort, await - if you go about it right. During the holidays I tend to … Continue reading Tips and Tricks for Winter Camping
By Royce Fonseca, Kühl Editor I’m always up for an adventure, and when someone suggests a new place, you can count me in! Recently I was invited to explore the Eastern Sierras with Al and his dog, Mali. A fellow photographer, fly fisherman and outdoor enthusiast, Al convinced me that the Sierras are a must-see … Continue reading Explore the Eastern Sierras for Fall Colors and Great Hiking
Written by Dan S. / Great Miami Outfitters Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area encompasses 125,000 acres of the Cumberland Plateau, and protects the free-flowing Big South Fork of the Cumberland River and its tributaries. Located in southern Kentucky and northern Tennessee, the area boasts over 160 miles of trails along scenic gorges … Continue reading Hiking the Twin Arches Loop Trail in the Big South Fork
Written by Dan S. / Great Miami Outfitters Photos by Krista S. The Little Miami River earned the distinction of becoming Ohio's first designated State Scenic River in April 1969. From its headwaters in Clark County, the Little Miami flows southwesterly for more than 100 miles, traversing five counties before arriving at its confluence with … Continue reading Fall Overnight Paddling Trip on the Little Miami River
Summer might be nearing its end, but the adventures don't have to stop just because the weather is cooling off. Fall camping is a great way to get outside and continue making fun memories. Usually in the fall, we find campgrounds and hiking trails are less crowded, the autumn leaves are amazing, and there are … Continue reading Fall Camping with Kids
Above: Mt Katahdin viewed from Rainbow Ledges, a 16 mile hike to the base of Katahdin. Baxter Peak is covered in cloud. Originally posted by Great Miami Outfitters on September 11, 2015 Posted by Great Miami Outfitters. This is the 17th and last blog entry of his trip. Chris “Pacer” has completed his thru-hike on … Continue reading #17 Thru-Hiking the AT: Thru-Hike Complete!
Above: Perched on a lookout knob on Bigelow Mountain's West Peak...looking east. The photo gives a good representation of how expansive the views are. You have to imagine the clouds, breeze, cool air, and the 360 degree sights -- I felt so small. Originally posted by Great Miami Outfitters on September 3, 2015 Posted by … Continue reading #16 Thru-Hiking the AT: Rangeley, ME, to Monson, ME