Trail’ology: I’d hike but I don’t know where to go

When Al and I were in the Army one thing that we struggled with was learning a new area every time we'd move and then figuring out the best places to explore. So, we'd head down this list and try to piece together local places to hike, mountain bike and cross-country ski.   Here is a list of the top 7 places we'd go. Forest Service Offices: Rangers are usually eager to share information on local outdoor recreation and can tell you exactly where to go and send you out the door with maps too! Outdoor Gear Shops: Typically owners…