Outside Afoot

I’m taking a hike. I’m hitting the trail. I’m heading out. What do you feel when you hear any of these statements? A desire to pull on your hiking boots? A wish to pack up your rucksack and head out? A thrilling shiver up the spine and a sense of adventure? So do we. So what’s your fancy, then? A stroll through the woods, or a brisk march along a windy beach? Perhaps a scramble up a rocky crag, or snowshoing through deep powder snow. Or maybe you’re a wildlife watcher and head out in search of the ultimate photo. You’ve all come to the right place. Just select the titles below which interest you. As time goes by we’ll be adding more titles to the index, so check back often.

Trekking on Wide Feet

A Note to Readers  We’re bringing indexes up to date, but some links may dead end. Also, many of these links will take you to our sibling site, Back in the Same Boat, where you’ll find plenty of articles on exploring afoot. And if you can’t find an article that you’d like to read, let us know through the TNO Contact page and we’ll do our best to correct the error.


« Table of Contents »


« Essentials »

Safety in the Field

Fitness, Health, and Well-Being

« Outfitting for Treks Afoot »

Dressing for Trekking

Gear for Outdoorsfolk

« Technique and How-To »

The Basics

Winter Gear and Techniques

« Takes and Reflections »

Journeys Outside

Reflections, Commentary, and Philosophical Rambling

« The Wild Life »

All About Turtles and Amphibians

Hazards and Threats to Wildlife

Small World! Insects, Spiders, Bugs …

Feathered Friends

Furry Friends

« The Botanical World »

The World of Fungi and Plants

The Lively World of Trees

« The Physical Planet »

Still Water and Swift

Geology and Earth History

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