687 Results for "pennsylvania"

A Pennsylvania Pummeling

A Pennsylvania Pummeling

Pennsylvania, where do I even begin? You started out so promising and nice but so quickly you became one of the most challenging and unpleasant parts of my hike so...

Aug 1, 2019 : David
The Pennsylvania Pouts: Trail Update Seven

The Pennsylvania Pouts: Trail Update Seven

Before heading out to the Appalachian Trail, I had heard all about the Virginia Blues from former hikers and general trail word of mouth: hundreds of miles in the same...

Jun 29, 2019 : Katharine “Manhattan” Rudzitis
AT Part Seven: Seven Things I Loved About Pennsylvania

AT Part Seven: Seven Things I Loved About Pennsylvania

Harpers Ferry, WV, to Delaware Water Gap, PA Distance: 270.1 miles Total distance: 1,295.4 miles Because of its jagged boulders, dry springs, and ornery rattlesnakes, Pennsylvania doesn’t

Jun 28, 2019 : Brian Kavanagh
An Ode to Pennsylvania (That’s Not an Ode at All)

An Ode to Pennsylvania (That’s Not an Ode at All)

Oh Pennsylvania. You were no fun and from you I now shall run to New Jersey. All the hikers you seemed to mock, "try and get through all this rock."...

Jun 25, 2019 : Kristen Fiedler
Appalachian Trail State Profile: Pennsylvania

Appalachian Trail State Profile: Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania—somewhat affectionately known as "Rocksylvania" amongst AT hikers—represents 229 miles of the Appalachian Trail.  The state falls at the midpoint of the Appalachian Trail, beginning at

May 7, 2019 : Maggie Slepian
Bad Case of the Pennsylvania Blues

Bad Case of the Pennsylvania Blues

Northbounders are susceptible to the Virginia Blues, and although my symptoms may be similar, I'm experiencing them in a different state. While it's not Lyme disease or a twisted ankle,...

Oct 6, 2018 : Emma Rosenfield
Highs and Lows of Pennsylvania

Highs and Lows of Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania (Aug. 30 - Sept. 12) 229 miles, 13 days This was a hard state to compress into a length that would keep even my own attention span, but I...

Sep 30, 2018 : Jenni Thompson
The Best Backpacking Trails in Pennsylvania

The Best Backpacking Trails in Pennsylvania

With roughly half the state covered in forest, it's no surprise that Pennsylvania is home to some of the premier backpacking in the Mid-Atlantic. Home to sections of three National...

Sep 26, 2018 : Colleen Goldhorn
Epic Floods, Food, and Towns Through Pennsylvania

Epic Floods, Food, and Towns Through Pennsylvania

Rocksylvania, you're more like Rainsylvania. Pennsylvania had been looming in the future of this historic trail, having a reputation for being the most challenging state for many reasons. As

Aug 6, 2018 : Christopher Keys
The Miles Roll by Through Pennsylvania

The Miles Roll by Through Pennsylvania

Due to time constraints, I have not been able to compose my blog post yet. For those that are wondering about my hike, I will share my daily notes and...

Jun 22, 2018 : (Champ) Dan Coy