May 12, 2015

Your scribe leaves for Europe tomorrow.  During a 3-week trip I will be hiking in the Maritime Alps north of Nice in Parc National du Mercantour.  Blogs will resume by mid-June. Jim Kern

May 6, 2015

Dear Editor:   There is a serious trails concern for recreational hikers today, a significant group of 34 million that averages 18 outings a year.   We are a wide assortment of types.  I had lunch the other day with a 72-year-old insurance executive who had just finished hiking the … Read More