Trail Review: Allegheny Portage Railroad (6 to 10 Trail)

Repost from a few years ago. At the time CJ was my four footed hiking partner. He loved exploring new trails with me. He is missed but I'm sure he's enjoying hiking the Rainbow Bridge. I continue to seek out new trails and places to explore in Pennsylvania. Today, CJ and I ventured off for … Continue reading Trail Review: Allegheny Portage Railroad (6 to 10 Trail)

A Marshy Mishap on the MST

Yesterday at work a customer who recognized me as the HikeByFaith guy asked me if I've ever had a "bad" hike. My response was; "It depends on what you consider a bad hike." Sure, there have been times I've gone hiking and have had a tough moment or a mishap. But while my hikes have … Continue reading A Marshy Mishap on the MST

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: Todd Nystrom aka @Todd_the_Hiker

I am a hiker, backpacker, camper, and outdoor photographer from Morrow, Ohio, on the outskirts of Cincinnati.  I acquired my love of the outdoors at an early age, learning to hunt and fish with dad, and taking numerous family camping trips in the remote backwoods of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.  It was a great blessing having … Continue reading Hiker of the Week: Todd Nystrom aka @Todd_the_Hiker