“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?
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 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
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?
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