• Outside Politics: Outsideeasy on the Edisto River

    Last week the conservation group American Rivers presented it’s list of the most endangered rivers in America.  Making the list this year is South Carolina’s Edisto. 

    Outside Politics: Outsideeasy on the Edisto River
  • Born to be a Slug Nut

    Granted, OutsideEasy could stand to be in better shape.  However, I, along with Crazy Leegs, get exercise almost every day.  There is something missing in my day when I skip a workout and my mood and temperament suffers from a lack of activity.  I call it being a “slug nut”.

    Born to be a Slug Nut
  • Smoky Mountains for Up and Down Hiking

    UPDATE:  Looks like there is another reason to visit Great Smoky Mountains National park, WILDFLOWERS:

    Smoky Mountains for Up and Down Hiking
  • Outdoor Politics: Again, Flout the Shutdown

    UPDATE:  See, we told you the government shut down was foolish: Shutdown cost national parks at least $414M

    Outdoor Politics: Again, Flout the Shutdown
South Carolina Bikes!

South Carolina Bikes!

Outsideeasy has poked fun at Greenville’s never ending quest to have itself designated on any list published as a great destination. (Vote for Greenville )  It’s not that Greenville is not a great destination or that OutsideEasy doesn’t like Greenville.  It just seems that the fine folks of Greenville are too passionate in their avocation(…)

Another Top Hiking Trails List

Another Top Hiking Trails List

Crazy Leegs and I are not alone in our love of hiking.  Look at this from the Outdoor Industry Association:

USA Today’s Top Ten Hikes

USA Today’s Top Ten Hikes

USA Today, that great sage publication of everyday America’s taste, published  its top ten hikes this week .  I like USA Today because I like my news in bullets and color coordinated.  I am going to publish its list here:  10 Best.

Yellowstone: How to Pick a Hike

Yellowstone: How to Pick a Hike

It is hard to believe but we are planning my first visit to Yellowstone.  I have visited over 200 national park sites and it is hard to believe that I have missed Yellowstone, the oldest park in the system.  In a little over two weeks, Crazy Leegs and I will take care of that shameful omission(…)

Walking in Europe

Walking in Europe

When it comes to combining beauty with history, there is no match for walking in Europe.  Everything there is just so dam old.  Combine that with many European cities retain a pedestrian culture because roads were built before the automobile and Europe is a great place to take a walk.