Artemis--Goddess of the Hunt and Leader of the Pack On September 3-4, 2022 eight DCUL backpackers did an overnight counter-clockwise loop over western Pennsylvania's Loyalsock Link and Loyalsock trails. We had planned a 16.2-mile route from World's End State Park, but ended up doing a little "bonus" mileage and elevation when the blazing and signage... Continue Reading →
This 27(ish) mile loop is nestled in a corner of the Loyalsock region and (in my opinion) delivers highlights of all that’s enjoyable about hiking in Pennsylvania.
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 →