Category: Hiking

Coming up in March 2018

March 2018 is going to be a busy and fun-filled season of our lives! Riverboat Dinner Cruise at New Orleans The first weekend of March, the Roaming Parkers are going to do a Dinner cruise on the Steamboat Natchez, paddling out of the Toulouse Street Wharf in New Orleans.  Complete […]

Why do I like hiking?

  Somebody asked a while back, “Why do you like hiking?”  Even though there are a lot of fun benefits to hiking, it didn’t take me too long to come up with my top answer. I like hiking because that is the speed at which human mind interacts […]

Chub rub

Chub rub, chafing, friction rub, monkey butt, crotch rot, heat rash – whatever you call this unfortunate phenomenon, you know what I’m talking about and for hikers it’s a total pain in the… ahem… nethers! It may be an uncomfortable topic to discuss, but it is vital to […]

You want me to hike where!?!

This makes the second article that I have seen recently promoting Israel and/or the Palestinian Territories as a great place to go for a vacation.  First, there was this article that lists the Palestinian Territories in the top 10 tourist destinations in the world. Then this article from the Middle East Monitor pops […]

How to layer for cold weather hiking

Even in the deepest South of the United States, it can get cold enough to make winter adventures unpleasant or even deadly.  But a little bit of knowledge and the right clothes and equipment can make all the difference and can extend your adventure season throughout the winter! […]