PHOTO 2aAuthor Rob Bignell is an avid hiker, long-time editor, and former infantry grunt who’s been taking his son on day hikes for the past decade. Together they’ve scaled summits almost two miles high, crossed America’s driest deserts, and walked beneath trees soaring 15 stories over their heads.

Now he shares his hiking experiences with you to ensure you and your family enjoy the perfect day hike through his various hiking guidebook series – Hikes with Tykes, Hittin’ the Trail, Headin’ to the Cabin, and Best Sights to See.