- This is Your Brain on Trails
- Bikes On Roof 2.0
- Fellowship of the Wheel
- Lyme Disease Diagnosis
- Grade Calories
- A Year of Recognition
- Living on Old Trails and Roads
- The Pollution of Viewsheds Hut by Hut
- Half Tau Day and Spring Again
- Grasshopper Geography
- John Muir on Hiking
- Nutrient Collapse
- Trail Advocate of the Year
- Real Time Satellite Imagery
- A Day in the Life of…
New version is here There are some new stickers as well
The wheel is a ring…The Fellowship of the Wheel project and ethos represents what goes on in many similar organizations/communities throughout the world. Maybe there is one near you to join (or not). Or maybe your area needs a similar “fellowship” that you can start with others. Many groups can…
Hopefully testing does indeed get better: sciencenews.org-testing-new-approaches There is a yet another tick-borne illness to add to the list: Powassan If you are in NY, an Upstate lab tests ticks for diseases — for free: newyorkupstate.com-lab-tests-ticks For more information on tick safety and Lyme literate doctors on Trailism see this.
School grades, food grades, health grades, trail grades…elevation profiles and the speed at which they are traversed are caloric profiles. The precise relationship between how fast you walk, how steep your trail is, and how much energy you burn turns out to be less obvious than you might assume, which…
I’m typically modest and don’t intend to boast, but wanted to share three recent awards. American Trails‘ “Outstanding Trail Leaders” award recognizes “compelling and significant contributions to the trails movement in their states…” Movement? OK, I suppose it is. The award was via a nomination from New York State Parks.…
Many trails plans begin by using old dirt and gravel roads that served a myriad of purposes, quite often for resource extraction in mountainous regions. If you happen to be in the Hudson Valley area some “trails” are carriage roads, others Revolutionary War or Native American routes. Some of the…
Not that I need to re-post old posts, but it’s hard not to admire (half) tau (pie) day, and the circle of seasons as we head towards spring in the northeast.
Although I don’t think they would be as dramatic or beautiful as the watersheds and forest maps at grasshopper geography, it would be interesting to have similar maps for trails. I am sure it is a question of when, not if. These maps certainly drive home the tread watershed concept.