Rob McWilliams explores the Naugatuck Trail.
Rob McWilliams discusses his recent trek through Hemlock Hills in Ridgefield.
I wasn’t a serious hiker until, 20 years ago in my late 30s, I moved with my family to Connecticut and began to discover our Fairfield County and Litchfield County trails. Hikes all over New England and New York followed, then treks farther afield in the U.S. and Canada. I am definitely — and very contentedly — an American hiker. … read more
A hike has a beginning and an end and a lot of walking in between. Often, you begin in the morning and end before dark — a day hike. Alternatively, you might begin in the spring and end as the leaves turn — a thru hike (of the very long-distance variety). On day hikes and thru hikes, when you are … read more