Hiker of the Week: Don Hafner aka @59nationalparks

I am a lifelong outdoorsman.  My love of the outdoors started with fishing.  It evolved overtime to hiking, backpacking and photography.  I'm honored to be selected by Hike by Faith as "Hiker of the Month" and happy to share a few hiking experiences here. From April 2014 until June 2015 my wife Shelly and I … Continue reading Hiker of the Week: Don Hafner aka @59nationalparks

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Hiker of the Week: Darin Hayton aka @XVCrosstrek

I was fortunate to grow up in a family that valued the outdoors and spending time in the mountains. It seems I learned to walk in the forests of the Sierra Nevadas—there are photos of me as a toddler stumbling around campsites about the time I turned 1 year old. By the time I was … Continue reading Hiker of the Week: Darin Hayton aka @XVCrosstrek

Rock & Ridge Trial; Blue Knob SP

While we don't have the towering mountains of Glacier National Park or the Rocky Mountains, we do have the Allegheny Mountains. The Allegheny Mountains are part of the Appalachian Mountain range. It is a barrier range that has a northeast–southwest orientation and runs for about 400 miles (640 km) from north-centralPennsylvania, through western Maryland and eastern … Continue reading Rock & Ridge Trial; Blue Knob SP

Hiker of the Week: Tyler Dixon aka @tcdixon3

My name is Tyler Dixon and I’ve been nominated for HikeByFaith’s #hikeroftheweek. I developed a love for the outdoors at an early age through family camping trips each summer and the Boys Scouts program. Since then I’ve had the privilege of teaching in an outdoor-specific program, which only served to increase my passion for being … Continue reading Hiker of the Week: Tyler Dixon aka @tcdixon3

No Time to Hike?

“Man, I wish I had the time to hike as much as you do.” This was a comment recently left on our Facebook page. Out of habit and routine I was about to reply to the comment with this quick remark; “lol, I do my best.” Had I replied with that quick snarky comment that’s … Continue reading No Time to Hike?