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Pennsylvania & Maryland: No Room to Wander

Pennsylvania & Maryland: No Room to Wander

Days 97-100: After visiting the ATC headquarters in Harper's Ferry, I decided to zero. I did laundry, resupplied at a 7-Eleven, and stopped by a wine bar to grab a...

Aug 9, 2022 : Mary
Pennsylvania Part 1

Pennsylvania Part 1

The trail through Pennsylvania is known for being rocky. So rocky, in fact, that the state is often referred to on trail as Rocksylvania. It's not a place hikers look...

Aug 6, 2022 : Ash South
Pennsylvania Porcupines

Pennsylvania Porcupines

A large porcupine was hanging out on a log! So exciting! I hadn’t seen one before! It trundled off when we got near, then returned to the log where it...

Jul 8, 2022 : Emily Rahn
Out of Pennsylvania

Out of Pennsylvania

Day 44 My friend dropped me off around 8:00 at Harpers Ferry. I thought about just doing the Maryland Challenge (get through 40 miles of “flat” Maryland in one day),...

Jun 30, 2022 : Chandler Sam
Week 12-The Halfway Point and southern Pennsylvania

Week 12-The Halfway Point and southern Pennsylvania

Day 78 I had a nice zero in Harpers Ferry with my mom and grandma. The first time I’d hiked through town I only stayed for a couple hours, so...

May 21, 2022 : Miranda “Zazz” Turner
Pennsylvania…

Pennsylvania…

The Good Contrary to popular belief, Pennsylvania (PA) is not all bad. There's much to be celebrated in this state, and much to be missed. A Smugness on a fun...

May 14, 2022 : Mountain Goat
AT days 4-7: Pennsylvania from fry to freeze

AT days 4-7: Pennsylvania from fry to freeze

The next four days of my AT hike would start with a sweltering 80 degree day and end with a frigid windy night.

May 2, 2022 : Scott Morrison
The One where I Finally Leave Pennsylvania [AT mile 1246.4-1386.7]

The One where I Finally Leave Pennsylvania [AT mile 1246.4-1386.7]

Day 103: 12.7 miles from PA 309 to George Outerbridge Shelter Day 104: 16.9 miles to Leroy A. Smith Shelter Day 105: 13.7 miles to Kirkridge Shelter Day 106: 6.4...

Jul 30, 2021 : Ann Marie White
Go Wild! Meet Pennsylvania’s Mid State Trail

Go Wild! Meet Pennsylvania’s Mid State Trail

I never met Dr. Tom Thwaites, but I have few doubts that we would have gotten along.  If you ask most hikers, Pennsylvania is the backup plan for the backup...

Mar 8, 2021 : Yard Sale
The Black Forest Trail: 43 Miles of Pennsylvania’s Beautiful Forests

The Black Forest Trail: 43 Miles of Pennsylvania’s Beautiful Forests

Beyond the Appalachian Trail, many backpackers overlook Pennsylvania as a backpacking destination. Hikers from Pennsylvania and surrounding states, however, appreciate the plentiful backpacking

Jan 18, 2021 : Troy Zohner