On a shorter hike (5 miles or less), Paul and I usually just carry a bottle of water or two and maybe a small snack. On longer hikes, we bring more – usually the full hydration pack (which I think is a must for almost any hike over 5 miles), trail snacks (more about […]
3 reasons to get on trail with grandparents This is a great resource and the information pertains to hiking with children as well.
We were all told as children to stay out of the mud. Wash your hands. Take off those dirty shoes before you get the carpet (floor) dirty. But, you know what? As adults, we need to remember to play in the mud. To have some fun. To have some adventures. I think it is particularly […]
The owners of 3 Rivers Outdoor Company have not only opened an outdoor equipment/clothing store, but a hub for outdoor activities in the Greater Pittsburgh area. “We felt like there was a lack of a home for outdoor people in Pittsburgh, a place where they could find out information on the places to get outside […]