While hiking through the woods it is common to come upon sites that are interesting and sometimes surprising. Sometimes those nice surprises are spectacular views. And a waterfall is always a delightful wonder. Other times it could be a memorial to someone who has died at or near that spot. …
Hiking is a gratifying and humbling experience that can really take you places. Literally, using one’s own power to get from one spot to another is strangely fulfilling and can take you to astounding places. But figuratively, it can also take you somewhere that is just as astounding.
As I have said before, hiking is often just a matter of putting one foot in front of the other. Being persistent, staying positive, and keep moving are all important lessons to learn while hiking.
The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission presented its annual report recently to the state House Game and Fisheries Committee.
It is so interesting how hiking and outdoor recreation have become so “in the news” lately. Many publications – magazines, newspapers, social media, websites – include articles on the great outdoors, increasing awareness of, and information about, this great resource.
It’s been a little over a week since Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers announced on the “Pat McAfee Show” that he would like to be traded to the New York Jets, and the teams have yet to come to an agreement on the compensation.
There is a lot going on in the hiking world this time of year. Hiking clubs are getting their groove on, maintenance clubs are grooming their sections of trail for the soon-to-be busy hiker traffic, and trail gear guides, along with hiking precautions, are filling the pages of hiking publications.
The kids get a jump on trout season next Saturday, March 25, when Mentored Youth Trout Day kicks off at 8 a.m. and goes until 7 p.m., on stock trout waters listed for opening day of trout season, official April 1.
As Pennsylvania legislators consider moving the Saturday opener of deer season back to the first Monday after Thanksgiving, and adding more Sundays to the hunting schedule, readers continue to react.
On the brink of turning 50 years old, some 18 years ago, I remember feeling somewhat insulted, and definitely peculiar, when I received my invitation into the realm of AARP – the American Association of Retired Persons. But having been a faithful member of the organization for all these year…
When the Pennsylvania General Assembly returns to session later this month, our electeds could be looking at several hunting and wildlife-related bills.
So, the whistle pig at Gobbler’s Knob saw his shadow yesterday and thinks we will have six more weeks of winter.
Early last year, this column touted the praises of the “Pennsylvania State Parks and State Forests Passport”. The passport book contains much information on our state parks and forests, including recreational activities, views and vistas, waterfalls, flora and fauna, and history. For those w…
We were dealt a reminder of our mortality on Monday night.