Things to think about before you take your first step on the A.T. bound for the other end of the trail
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...
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.
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.
Forget Fuji. Climbing Japan's second tallest: Kita-dake "He who climbs Fuji once is wise, he who climbs it twice is a fool." So goes the old Japanese proverb and anyone who has climbed Fuji knows why. It's obvious why so many climb Fuji, Japan's...
The Appalachian Mountain range is an ancient band of some of the most beautiful mountain areas in North America. The range stretches from the island of Newfoundland in southeastern Canada and extends 1,500 miles down in a southwestward direction to Central Alabama in the United States.
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.
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.
This article tells all the wonderful things to see when you visit or camp out at Shenandoah National Park. This park has great waterfalls, hiking trails, biking trails, camping grounds and biking.
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.