Feeds:
Posts
Comments

Posts Tagged ‘hiking’

I’ve never hiked that long of a distance in one day in one shot.  And I found out a few things in preparing for an epic hike:

1. If you decide to wear your trail sneakers instead of hiking boots…  don’t!  I sprained by ankle 3 times (the same ankle), then had to walk 7 1/2 miles back to my vehicle.

Read the full list>>  (they get funnier as they go)

I learned a few things from venturing out on my first 15 mile hike...
I learned a few things from venturing out on my first 15 mile hike…

Read Full Post »

Spanning the Pennsylvania / Delaware Border is a little known tract of land that is a gem among the urban sprawl of the Greater Philadelphia Area.  Just north of Wilmington, Delaware the Woodlawn Trust Wildlife Refuge is a great place to get out and go for a hike and enjoy nature at it’s best…  Read the full story>>

A hiker and horseback rider traveling together on the trails at Woodlawn Trust Wildlife Preserve

A hiker and horseback rider traveling together on the trails at Woodlawn Trust Wildlife Preserve

Read Full Post »

In the late 1800s to early 1900s, loggers along the northern head waters of the Connecticut River would cut timber in the winter time and drag them to the tributaries to await the spring thaw.  Hundreds of men would wrangle the logs down the river and every drive dozens would die.  Many hazards along the way put the loggers in peril as they made their way down river.  Ghost loggers and shadow men have been spotted along the Hartland Rapids for over a century… Read the full story>>

Connecticut River loggers in 1914

Connecticut River loggers in 1914

 

Read Full Post »