Wildcat Wayside

Wildcat Wayside

School is officially out and summer is in full swing. If you are looking for a trail that is perfect for the little ones, then this is the trail for you! Wildcat Wayside is a 1 mile loop trail that is just minutes away from Caesars Head State Park. Parking for this...
A beginner’s guide to hiking lingo

A beginner’s guide to hiking lingo

If you have ever been around a group of hikers on the trail, you might have left the conversation feeling a little like this: Hikers have their own lingo that can seem confusing and frustrating to newbies. Unfortunately, there isn’t a google translate option for this...
How To Plan A Day Hiking Trip

How To Plan A Day Hiking Trip

If you have never been hiking before, it could be rather overwhelming trying to figure out where to begin. Well let me start by saying that it doesn’t have to be complicated to get out and explore the great outdoors. You don’t need to own a ton of fancy gear or have...
Brissy Ridge and North Lake Loop

Brissy Ridge and North Lake Loop

Paris Mountain State Park is one of the greatest assets in Greenville. This beautiful park has more than 15 miles of hiking and biking trails. With it being only a few minutes away from downtown, it is a great place for a weekend getaway or even an after work retreat....
Get Out More Tour Experience

Get Out More Tour Experience

Last weekend, we were able to check out the Backpacker Magazine Get Out More Tour which was hosted by The Local Hiker in Spartanburg, SC. When we arrived there was a local bluegrass band, Backline, serenading the local hikers who were waiting to hear from Backpacker...