Hot off the press, the Second Edition of the Uwharrie Lakes Region Trail Guide features a new format for the elevation profiles. Each trail and trip in the guide has its own detailed graph to help you visualize the elevation changes and important locations along the length of the route. The previous edition of..."Exploring the New Elevation Profiles"Continue reading
What’s in the new Uwharrie Lakes Region Trail Guide? With over 200 more pages than the first edition, the second edition includes more trail areas as well as a number of new trails. Key features such as trail history notes, detailed maps, elevation profile and mileage charts, and maps/profiles for popular trips using multiple..."What’s in the new Uwharrie Trail Guide?"Continue reading
Copies of the Second Edition of the Uwharrie Lakes Region Trail Guide have finally arrived! The first edition took about five years to complete from start to having copies in hand. The second edition took closer to seven years, so you can imagine how happy I am to finally see a stack of these..."Second Edition Copies Are Here!"Continue reading
We have a cover draft! Holding the second edition in your hands can’t be too far behind!...
A friend recently alerted me to an overnight bike trip being organized by a local independent bike shop. We’ve both been interested in expanding our camping skills to include travel by bicycle. He was unable to go, but I seized the opportunity to end my procrastination and get an S24O under my belt. My..."Oak City Bike Overnight"Continue reading
On November 12, 2011, the Tarheel Trailblazers hosted a ribbon-cutting for the trail work being done under the recent Recreational Trails Program grant and a matching donation from First Bank in Albemarle. It is being called Phase I of the Wood Run Area Trail Expansion. Although most of the work being done consists of..."Wood Run Trail Expansion!"Continue reading
With close to 6,000 copies of the Uwharrie Lakes Region Trail Guide having been sold, I’m convinced this book proved itself to be a project worth doing. I incorporated some features in the guidebook that I as a hiker wanted to have in a trail guide but didn’t often see in others. These features..."Guidebook feedback wanted"Continue reading