Preparing for a thru-Hike means ignoring the lies

61 days until my thruhike of the Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail. My itinerary is set, tent sites reserved, and meals planned. Packing will begin the week before I hit the trail. So what is left to prepare? Good question. I continue to prepare by training. Exercising, eating right, and getting sleep. However, to be honest … Continue reading Preparing for a thru-Hike means ignoring the lies

An Intruder In Our Yard

With weather and temperatures holding in the mild range we caught this intruder roaming around our yard. It won't be long before we start seeing more critters roaming about as spring will be here soon. And one of those critters that will be out be more often are...hikers. But don't let winter stop you from … Continue reading An Intruder In Our Yard

Pine Fire Fatwood

If your looking for a reliable firestarter that is also light weight for backpacking then check out Pine Fire Fatwood. Our friend Dane Cramer of recently produced a video where he tested the Pine Fire Fatwood Sandy Cookie while on the Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail. Hike By Faith proudly endorses Pine Fire Fatwood. Michael … Continue reading Pine Fire Fatwood

83 Days and Counting

83 days and counting I leave April 24, 2016. Boy, that just sank in. Starting tomorrow, February 1st, I’ll begin my preparations to thruhike the Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail, or best known as the LHHT. I have almost three months to prepare. While I have already plotted out the departure day, miles per day, camping … Continue reading 83 Days and Counting

Old Logger’s Trail; Raystown Lake – First Day Hike 2016

First Day Hike 2016 - this was a solo hike to kick off 2016 and spend time in prayer for the year ahead.