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?

Applying @SawyerProducts Permetherin to My Hiking Clothes

Written by Dane Cramer Here in Pennsylvania, as well as many other Appalachian states, ticks are a major concern for the outdoorsman.  Ticks are tiny, parasitic arachnids that attach themselves to a host and then gorge themselves on the host’s blood.  They are especially troublesome because they can spread a number of diseases.  Lyme Disease … Continue reading Applying @SawyerProducts Permetherin to My Hiking Clothes

Hiking Solo Without Going Crazy

Hiking solo is something I enjoy doing, but at times it has played with my head. It doesn't matter how long you've been hiking and/or backpacking. It doesn't matter how much experience you have or what type of gear you bring along, hiking solo has an effect on all of us. For some it has … Continue reading Hiking Solo Without Going Crazy

Who would you nominate for Thru-Hike Hero?

We're starting a new project here at Hike By Faith called Thru-Hike Heroes. Whether it’s the AT, the PCT, the CDT or local here to Hike By Faith the LHHT , if you or someone you know has thru-hiked one or more trails, then you know what it takes to accomplish such a journey. We want to … Continue reading Who would you nominate for Thru-Hike Hero?

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