The Allegheny Front Trail, (AFT), is my favorite local trail. For me, it's slightly closer than Dolly Sods and offers a longer drier loop on a well maintained trail. I was delighted to see a roster of familiar friends and club members that were new to me signed up for a trip over a weekend... Continue Reading →
Eager to return to the Roaring Plains after my first taste last summer, I cooked up an ambitious route that hits just about all the highlights of the plateau and neighboring Dolly Sods. Eight brave souls joined me for what promised to be a bushwhacky, rocky, and muddy high-mileage weekend...
DCUL has been doing an Intro to Packrafting trip for a number of years usually led by Savage. After getting a new packraft this past year, I was motivated to continue the tradition. This trip is a great way to get your feet wet (literally!) with a new type of trip but it also requires... Continue Reading →
We did 9.3 miles on Saturday with 2,761 feet of gain and 15.6 miles on Sunday with 4,020 feet of gain. Of course, Sunday would have been much easier if I had pushed myself to do Redfield the day before—that being said, we got all three peaks that I wanted to get and added the bonus of Tabletop. It was good to be back up there.