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Adventures in Pennsylvania

Adventures in Pennsylvania

Entering Rocksylvania Pennsylvania is commonly referred to as “Rocksylvania” on trail, due to the sheer quantity of rocks, big and small, that make up the trail in that state. I...

Oct 18, 2022 : Bec on the AT
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
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
NoBo Thru-hike Training – Love and Hate for Pennsylvania Rocks

NoBo Thru-hike Training – Love and Hate for Pennsylvania Rocks

As a native Pennsylvanian, I used to get offended when I heard other hikers diss my home state - Rocksylvania, Where Boots Go to Die, The Sixth Gate of Hell....

Dec 11, 2020 : Darlene M
Appalachian Trail Hiker Found Dead in Pennsylvania

Appalachian Trail Hiker Found Dead in Pennsylvania

An Appalachian Trail hiker reported missing earlier this week was found dead Thursday, Oct. 17, near Bear Rocks in Lynn Township, Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania State Police said the body of Michael

Oct 17, 2019 : Hugh Owen