Fall is my favorite time of year to hike. It's not just the color of the leaves changing but the cooler crisp air and the smell of wood burning stoves in the distance. But while fall has a lot to offer for hikers and backpackers we need to be careful as it's also the beginning … Continue reading Don’t Become the Hunted…Be Seen!
Check out some the best trails in the State College, PA area. Alan Seeger Natural Area - your feet will certainly get wet in the spring and after a soaking rain, but this is a beautiful hike. Catch the rhododendrons in bloom for a truly surreal walk in the woods. Best in springtime, but not bad … Continue reading Hiking State College Pennsylvania
Written by #HBFCrew Jason Cleghorn Y'all... I'm mad. Every day, another picture like this, another story about graffiti in our National Parks, another person or people that seemingly don't care about the wild. And I am damn tired of it. The hardest part for me is rectifying how I can be so different from another human, … Continue reading I’m mad… by Jason Cleghorn
A few weeks ago I received some samples from ClimbOn Products (SKINourishment) While I am not a rock climber, I have found there product not only useful but also among the best in skin care products. I work with my hands on a daily basis on our homestead. Whether splitting wood, caring for the garden or … Continue reading Gear Review: @climbonproducts
Winter Hiking Tips Though it feels frigid at the trailhead, your body starts to generate heat after just 10 to 15 minutes of walking, especially if you’ve chosen a strenuous trail. Dress like an onion - in layers Still, layering is important to staying warm and maintaining a consistent temperature on the hike and at … Continue reading Don’t Let Winter Stop You From Hiking