While nothing too noteworthy, it made for nice walking–with all the mountain laurel surrounding the path, it would be lovely to visit in spring when it is blooming.
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.