• 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
One More Reason to Exercise

One More Reason to Exercise

There are so many reasons to exercise that the benefits should be obvious to any old knot head.  Longer, better and more attractive health depends on a positive exercise routine.  I like to get mine by hiking out of doors but any routine is good for you.

Protect from Tick Bites

Protect from Tick Bites

Read Outsideeasy and you remember that I suffer the ongoing problems from a tick bite.  I like to blame my main man Wallace for luring me into the tick infested Stevens Creek area but whatever, it continues to itch. With spring’s arrival, many Americans will begin enjoying outdoor activities such as hiking, camping and gardening —(…)

Outside Politics: Outsideeasy on the Edisto River

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. 

SC Geography: The Blue Wall

SC Geography: The Blue Wall

Cherokee Indians called it Blue Wall. Known today as the Blue Ridge Mountains, this chain of peaks veiled in a blue haze has long been a favorite with hikers. 

OUTDOOR DATE: Table Rock State Park

OUTDOOR DATE: Table Rock State Park

If your date is not in a good shape of physical fitness you may want to avoid the Table Rock Trail at the State Park of the same name.  If he or she is game however, the trail offers some great views and a quality workout.  Just make sure they are up for it.