Ditch the road and run the trail

Ditch the road and run the trail

Hey gang, We’re going to do this quickly today and give you some reasons trail running beats the crap out of road running. Well, really I’m going to give you a few things about hitting the trails that maybe you didn’t consider. Then you can judge if...
Here’s what knot to do: The clove hitch

Here’s what knot to do: The clove hitch

Hey gang, Over the past few years, I decided if I was going to enjoy backpacking and camping even more I had to learn some knots –  or at least learn which ones were the best to use for certain jobs. As it turns out, when you get into it a little, knots matter,...
Understand your trail markings

Understand your trail markings

Hi friends, Let’s clear something up because we talk a lot about gear, cooking, climbing mountains, crossing streams, long miles and where to sleep when we are in the woods. But do you know where you are going and how to get around when you’re out for a...
Seven Tubs near Wilkes-Barre is must see

Seven Tubs near Wilkes-Barre is must see

Seven Tubs Natural Area near Wilkes-Barre is one of those places that I’ve heard about for years and never went. That was a stupid mistake. Right upfront I’m going to tell you it’s a MUST visit for a bunch of reasons. First, the access is insanely...
Coming Sunday: Trails you need to visit

Coming Sunday: Trails you need to visit

Hey gang, There’s something exciting coming up this weekend for you guys to check out. Staff writer Caitlin Heaney West has compiled a list of some of the trails you can visit right here in Northeast Pennsylvania. It’s a project for the Lifestyles...