Published on August 23rd, 2013 | by Pat0
On the Trail/In the News: “Hip” Hiking Gear, Health Orgs for Hiking, 365 Hikes in a Year
Wear Hiking Gear to Be Hip in South Korea (Enterprise Record)
Hiking, close to a national pastime in South Korea, sees some of the most spending on gear of any industry in the country. Here’s why.
Glacier Hiking In Iceland (Telegraph.co)
Gavin Bell hears tales of ancient trolls and impending natural disasters among Iceland’s volcanoes and glaciers.
Cincy Health Foundation Announces Grants for Hiking & Biking (Cincinnati Business Courier)
“We believe that our new name better represents our passion and commitment to work closely with others to improve our community’s health by promoting healthy behaviors,” President and CEO Jim Schwab said.
NC Woman Hikes Every Day for Full Year (Upstate.com)
Susan Gabriel walked trails parallel to the Davidson River in Pisgah National Forest each day for 365 days. She kept journals to chronicle her journey to better health and an active lifestyle.
(Cover image: ALAMY, via Telegraph.co.uk)