It’s no secret that ticks are everywhere here in Pennsylvania – and they bring Lyme Disease. PA has the unfortunate honor of having the most confirmed Lyme disease cases of any state. Urgh. Now that you may be outside more, you need to take … [Continue reading] about Spring is here and time to head outside….and for ticks
Hikers and runners know how important good socks can be. Without good socks, blisters, wounds and raw spots can develop and even cause long-term foot issues. Socks are also the number one requested item by the homeless according, to many … [Continue reading] about Socks
One of my goals was to record all of the miles that I hiked in 2019. I'm big on notebooks and journals. Maybe it has to do with being a journalist. I accumulate them, but rarely use them all. I started keeping a spreadsheet mid-last year to track … [Continue reading] about How many miles will you hike in 2019?
I have a friend who says there is no bad weather for being outdoors, just people who don’t know how to dress for bad weather. I disagree. I HATE cold weather. But I LOVE being outdoors. Sometimes it is really hard to come to terms with these two … [Continue reading] about Winter Hiking
A Year of Hikes in review… Like choosing a favorite child, it is hard for me to pick the favorite hike of 2018. I have been so fortunate to hike so many trails this past year with some of the people most important to me in the world. And many of … [Continue reading] about 2018: A Year of Hikes in Review