Recently, I sat down for an interview with the Hiking Thru Life podcast. It was an absolute joy and such a surreal experience to be on the other side of things. We talked about my experiences, my why, The Wild Life, and of course hiking and nature tips. Check it out! https://hikingthrulife.net/podcast/ Or listen on … Continue reading Interview| Listen to Devon on Hiking Thru Life!
#TWLHikingClub Tuesday| This past Saturday, I joined a local non-profit called HIKEhoppers on a glow-stick laden, s'mores filled night hike at Warner Lake County Park in Clearwater, MN. Here's how it went!
The Wild Life is joining forces with HIKEhoppers, a central MN non-profit organization, whose vision we share to connect people to nature through hiking events and educational learning experiences. At 8:30 pm this Saturday, 6/15, join us for a night hike at Warner Lake Park in Clearwater, MN!
It's #TWLHikingClub Tuesday! Check out why Savanna Portage State Park is one of our all-time favorites.
On this first #TWLHikingClub Tuesday of 2019, Devon and Chelsea Bowker look back on their top hikes of 2018, from the best overall hike, to the most conflicting, and most Instagram worthy.
For some, hiking is all about fitness. For others, the challenge. For still others, it's an opportunity to observe and appreciate nature. Hiking with a toddler is about all of the above and more.
This #TWLHikingClub we have a guest post, 'A Case for Solo Wilderness Adventure' by Holly Scherer
This #TWLHikingClub Tuesday, check out these upcoming central MN interpretive programs hosted by the naturalist behind The Wild Life!
Curious about the TWL Hiking Club? Here's who we are, what we do, and how to join.
If you have more advice for saving money while hiking, use the hashtag #TWLHikingClub on Instagram and/or Twitter for a chance to be featured by The Wild Life!
Chances are, if you are an avid hiker or even a beginner, you are using Instagram to interact with others and find awesome places that are too cool for even Outside Magazine to list. If you are not yet, get on there! There is such a community you can build!
There are only 77 so called “Last Great Places” in the world, according to the Nature Conservancy. One of them is in the land of cheese and Packers fans. Here's why Devil's Lake State Park is a fierce competitor for my favorite park.
Our first meet up has been scheduled! It will be at a park in Central Minnesota, Quarry Park, August 18, 5 pm
This week, we have a story from Richard Bowker, co-host of The Wild Life, about his trip to Enchanted Rock.
In an effort to keep telling trail tales and further our hiking club, we are dedicating at least one TWL Hiking Club Tuesday a month to OUR STORIES. This week, we have a story from TWL Hiking Club member, and dear friend, Shi Weisman.
#TWLHikingClub Tuesday: Our Stories In an effort to keep telling these stories and further our hiking club, I would like to dedicate at least one TWL Hiking Club Tuesday a month to OUR STORIES.
Hiking etiquette is our topic for discussion this #TWLHikingClub Tuesday. I have compiled a list of ten things that I believe every hiker should know and adhere to in order to make the trails an even better place.
As hikers, we like to do what we can to be more comfortable, and we need to protect the most important hiking tool we have, our feet!
For most of my life, I have practiced the art of “sauntering”. I first discovered this term when studying Thoreau’s essay, “Walking”. It is essentially being present with yourself in nature and allowing the nature to guide you. As a child, I just did that, and as I grew up I learned to follow the … Continue reading New to Hiking? We’ve Got You!