Every once in a while somebody or some organization comes up with an idea that makes the rest of us say, “Why didn’t I think of that?” First Day Hikes (ready?) are hikes that take place on (here it comes!) the first day of each year.
You’ll still have time to sober up from New Year’s Eve, find your car and watch a parade before heading out to the great unknown to commune with nature and other folks who prefer to be outdoors instead of on a sofa.
“Failure is an orphan and success has many fathers,” goes the old saying. I am not exactly sure who begat the notion. It’s probably either America’s State Parks or the American Hiking Society.