Pennsylvania

Back on the Trail

Back on the Trail

  Back to the Trail... the Hard Way I'm official!  Turns out the ATC office in Harpers Ferry is even open on Easter Sunday.  It took an almost herculean effort...

Apr 24, 2017 : George Turner (Old Growth)
Momma told me there’d be days like this: Week 3 in Pennsylvania

Momma told me there’d be days like this: Week 3 in Pennsylvania

Let's just lay it out right up front. Everything you ever heard about the AT in Pennsylvania is true: 1) The rocks are ankle-twisting, knee-blowing, jagged, and apparently spaced in...

Apr 20, 2017 : Linda Vance
The Last Strech

The Last Strech

Leaving Town It was hard leaving a warm room in the morning in Port Clinton.  Once I left the hotel I was soon pulling off layers in order to climb...

Nov 17, 2016 : Hillary
New York to Harper’s Ferry

New York to Harper’s Ferry

Well, I'm over half way done with my thru-hike, which means my promise to write more often was obviously a let down. While I'm sure you're all used to my...

Aug 29, 2016 : Lauren Hafley
Must See Shelters – Quarry Gap, Pennsylvania

Must See Shelters – Quarry Gap, Pennsylvania

When considering shelters, most A.T. thru hikers would call themselves lucky just to have a tin roof with only one leak in it and a horde of mice whose noise...

Mar 14, 2016 : Connor Adams
Pennsylvania Insurance

Pennsylvania Insurance

The rocks are hidden beneath a blanket of leaves! When people talk of PA and the trail all you hear about are rocks, rocks, rocks, and more rocks. Oh don't...

Nov 9, 2015 : Bookie / Gator Tater
Hot-pot, Cicadas, Sesquicentennial, Verdant Fields, and Disappointment

Hot-pot, Cicadas, Sesquicentennial, Verdant Fields, and Disappointment

Hot-Pot is straight kill-ah It's easy to know that I will change my mind, but less so when I will do it. The first night in the Wilderness, my mind...

Aug 12, 2015 : C.M. Pagels
A Small Work Up Hike (from last year)

A Small Work Up Hike (from last year)

May of '14 I'm looking for a nice loop trail that will serve as a shake down hike for gear and personal suffering. I found a nice one in the...

Aug 9, 2015 : Brewerbob
Almost Out of Pennsylvania! (Pennsyl-ROCKS-YA)

Almost Out of Pennsylvania! (Pennsyl-ROCKS-YA)

    Unofficially Halfway We hiked into Harper's Ferry, West Virginia on July 2nd. Harper's Ferry is the unofficial halfway point - it is the town in which a thru-hiker...

Jul 20, 2015 : Tee Corley
Rocky Situations and Statelines

Rocky Situations and Statelines

Today is my first official zero day. Yes, I've taken zero days for my family, Trail Days, and aquablazing. Yes, I've stayed in trail towns, but nerod in and out...

Jul 13, 2015 : Jennifer Williams