Nature Blog Networking: These boots are made for hiking

Back to wrap up the blogs for which walking around outside is it’s own reward.  To some extent we’re all hiking blogs (except for maybe the marine bloggers unless they’ve suddenly evolved the ability to walk on water), the outdoors is our collective muse and there’s no better way to enjoy it than under your own steam.

Hiking trail in Autumn, photo from wikipedia

Since that original post, renewed two weeks ago, the Hiking genre of blogs has exploded.  So much so , that I’m going to have to split them into two weeks, today and one week from now.  So if you’re blog is a hiking blog and you don’t see it today, have patience.  I’m just building up steam and you’ll surely be included next week.


- A fellow Carolinian, Vicky of TGAW hikes through the bottomlands near Elizabeth City and beyond, with a particular love for nature outreach in her community.

- Photo blogs are popular way for hiking blogs to present what they find.  Natural Walker is a particularly nice one.

- The scenic woodlands of Michigan are the stomping grounds of My Quality Day, where Sharkbytes seeks to remind everyone that every day has some redeeming qualities.  You can also find her at North Country Trails News.

- Portugal has its own hiking and environmental culture, one with the intention of bridging social inequalities and building a sustainable future for the nation.  Niche Verde is at the forefront of that movement.

- Speaking of bridging gaps and  building a sustainable future, Outdoor Afro looks to reconnect African-Americans with the natural world, which is great because if we’re gong to change anything we need everyone on board, especially people who haven’t traditionally been involved in the environmental movement.

- Scottish Wildlife Blog is exactly like it sounds, and based on the cool stuff one can find in the northern reaches of the British Isles.  The photos are great too.

- Malaysia is a country of fantastic rainforests and thriving wetlands.  It’s also the home of My Journey, a blog chronicling some pretty amazing adventures around this little known nation.

- On the other side of the world from Southeast Asia, but in much the same vein, comes Wandering Owl Outside, where you can follow Casey as he explores northeast Iowa with his family.


This is only a small portion of the great blogs in the Hiking category.  We’ll finish it up next week.

Till then!


  1. June 8, 2010 at 1:59 PM | Permalink

    Aww, I appreciate the nice description of my blog! And thanks to this post, my attention was drawn to some great blogs I hadn’t noted before!

  2. Casey Harn
    June 10, 2010 at 9:21 PM | Permalink

    Thank you for the shoutout, but my blog doesn’t look like it’s linked in this post. And I’m a guy.

    Peace –


  3. June 11, 2010 at 12:07 PM | Permalink

    Oops, sorry Casey. Fixed

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