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...
In the flow

In the flow

Businesses and environmentalists debate water quality protection and stream designations in Monroe County.
Judge William J Nealon

Judge William J Nealon

Today, Senior U.S. District Judge William J Nealon becomes the longest serving district judge in history of the federal judiciary. His life and career were profiled this past Sunday by staff writer Jeff Horvath. You can read Jeff article here...