The Afoot and Afield Challenge

This week I tossed out the idea of an Afoot and Afield San Diego County challenge. When I say "tossed out," I mean I created a detailed spreadsheet with 100 routes that would give hikers a taste of everything great that San Diego County has to offer. In this blog, I'm going to lay out …

Afoot and Afield in San Diego Photo Galleries

Over the course of fieldwork for Afoot and Afield, I've accumulated tens of thousands of photographs in galleries covering nearly every hike in the County. I've put the highlights into this collection of photos as a means of supplementing the black and white images in the book. Find the galleries here. The fact that the …

2015 Year-End Review

Every year around this time, I like to take stock of what I did throughout the previous 365 days. This year was easily the greatest year of my life as far as hiking is concerned. In addition to taking more new hikes in one year than the past three combined,¬†I surpassed¬†every previous benchmark I've set …

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