Prepping for the Rachel Carson Trail Challenge

Planning on tackling the Rachel Carson Trail Challenge? Read on for advice on how to train and prep for this hiking challenge! (If you’re looking for more about the Rachel Carson Trail itself, check out my post here.) What is the Rachel Carson Trail Challenge? The RCTC is a challenge occuring on the Saturday closest …

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Hiking Challenges in Pennsylvania and Ohio

Looking to start your new year off on the right foot by finding a hiking challenge to work towards? Read on to find the perfect goal for your training! I got into hiking as a former D1 athlete, meaning that I am very competitive. Before I liked hiking, I didn’t understand it. Why would people …

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Camping in Coopers Rock State Forest

Looking to getaway and spend a weekend in nature? Look no further than camping in Coopers Rock State Forest, WV! Where to Stay There are many options for camping in Coopers Rock State Forest. The state forest offers three different types of camping: traditional tent sites, modern hookups, and a unique canvas tent stay called …

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Road Trips From Pittsburgh

Looking for the best road trips from Pittsburgh? If you’re looking for a weekend getaway driving distance from Pittsburgh, I hear you! I love Pittsburgh but sometimes you just need to get out of town. A change of scenery is amazing for staying refreshed. I’ve personally been on all of these road trips and can’t …

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Beartown Rocks

Visit Beartown Rocks in Clear Creek State Forest for an amazing scenic overlook and amazing large boulders! Looking for a family friendly landmark to visit near Cook Forest State Park? Visit Beartown Rocks! Beartown Rocks is a collection of boulders created during the last Ice Age. According to Uncovering PA, “the constant freezing and thawing …

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