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Tom Mangan's Trail Sherpa posts

Tom, Trail Sherpa's content editor, wanders the woods and hills of North Carolina to escape the tentacles of the inter-tubes. He writes about day hikes because he's eternally grateful to the guy who invented the inner-spring mattress.

Tom, Trail Sherpa's content editor, created Two-Heel Drive, a Hiking Blog, in time for fall colors of 2005. He hiked every trail worth hiking in the San Francisco Bay Area before moving to the middle of North Carolina in the summer of 2009. He'd rather be roaming the Blue Ridge.

Trail Report: Watershed Trails in Greensboro, North Carolina

With another sweltering summer in the rear-view mirror down here in Dixie, I hit a section of North Carolina's famed Mountains-to-Sea Trail (hey, it's famous with us) that runs through the Greensboro Watershed. The trails around Lake Townsend and … [Read more...]

I just filed my first Trail Report

I have successfully entered my first Trail Report on Trail Sherpa. I hiked 12.5 miles at the Greensboro Watershed, which is about 40 miles from my home west of Winston Salem, North Carolina. Note our trail reports are split into tabs -- one for … [Read more...]

Trail Sherpa has a new content editor

I'm Tom Mangan, the guy from Two-Heel Drive who can't shake off a curious urge to combine hiking and blogging. Tim Miner, the creator of Trail Sherpa, has a similarly inexplicable desire to combine hiking and social media. Tim's idea: create a … [Read more...]