Passing the first white blaze on January 1: What that would be like and some folks who've been there, done that, and kept going.
Things to think about before you take your first step on the A.T. bound for the other end of the trail
San Gorgonio Mountain (11,499’, 3505 meters) is a must for peak baggers. Southern California’s highest peak positively dominates the surroundings for miles with a bit of competition from the neighboring mountains, San Jacinto (10,804’), and...
Looking for the perfect bike ride or hike to see the fall foliage? Just south of Franklin, PA, but not very easy to find, the Sandy Creek Trail winds 12 miles from Fisherman's Cove in the west to Van in the east. Along the way the trail crosses 7 bridges including the 1385 foot long Belmar Bridge...
Snowbirds love Jekyll Island Campground because of the many activities offered in the area. Sports, history, great cuisine, and friendly folks make this one of the best Snowbird winter camping destinations for senior citizens.
The Indian Rock Camp sign photographed in December of 2011. Photo by J Hanna Plaque Dedicated to the Indian Rock Camp. I took this picture in 2002. Lake Arrowhead is a community in the San Bernardino Mountains that tourists love to visit. Most...
McKinney Falls State Park only 15 minutes from Downtown Austin TX. Swim and enjoy two waterfalls on Onion Creek, Camping, Fishing, Mountain Biking, Hiking Trails, Picnicking
It was years ago and more than 2,000 miles, but I remember the six-month journey in such detail. Here are some highlights from my thru-hike ... something I hope to do again someday.
If you're looking for a fun, challenging all-day hike in Western North Carolina, Shining Rock is the place to go. The views are superb, the rocks are a snowy quartz, and the hike isn't too bad.
Turkey Path in Leonard Harrison State Park is one route to the bottom of Pine Creek Gorge, the Grand Canyon of Pennsylvania. This one mile trail drops over 800 feet in elevation over its course.