This show originally aired October 24, 2014.

Greater Cincinnati is home to hidden experiences and amazing vistas for those willing to get out and do a bit of walking. And what better time of year to go exploring? The second edition of 60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Cincinnati is your guide to all of these amazing places, full of insider info on what not to miss. With new hikes and updated maps, author and naturalist Tammy York highlights hiking destinations within 60 miles of greater Cincinnati. And she joins us this afternoon to talk about her book and great places to hike in our area. To register for a free hike guide click here.

The new book, Walking Cincinnati, by Danny Korman and Katie Meyer, is a guide through the historical, architectural, and culinary sites in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. The book focuses on the human-interest stories connected with the places noted along the book’s 32 walking tours, and unveils some of the more fascinating aspects of Greater Cincinnati. 

  When Beth Alt'’s brother tragically dies, her husband Jeff convinces Beth that a nice long hike was just what she needed. So the two of them set off on a 218-mile hiking trip across the toughest section of the Pacific Crest Trail in California, the John Muir Trail. Four Boots One Journey: A Story of Survival, Awareness & Rejuvenation on the John Muir Trail chronicles their adventure. Expert hiker, author and speaker Jeff Alt is in the studio to share what he and his wife learned on the trail.

Hiking Around Cincinnati

Dec 14, 2012

Even as winter sets in, that’s no reason not to get outside for some fresh air and exercise. Joining Thane Maynard this weekend is Tammy York, author of 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Cincinnati: Including Clifton Gorge, Southeast Indiana, and Northern Kentucky. As they discuss, hiking in the winter offers a different look at the trails and paths you normally hike in the summer.

It’s a beautiful time of year to get out into nature, maybe take a hike or camp out for a night or two. One of the most popular locations for folks around here is the Red River Gorge in Kentucky, and author Sean Patrick Hill provides a comprehensive look at all that the Gorge offers visitors. He is in The Front Row with Betsy Ross to talk about his soon-to-be-released book, Hiking Kentucky's Red River Gorge: Your Definitive Guide to the Jewel of the Southeast.