Category Archives: day hike

Mother’s Day Along Pine Creek

Pine Creek Valley has to be one of the most beautiful places on earth. After visiting our moms on Mothers Day, Hubby and I enjoyed a hike – actually more of a walk, along Pine Creek. After almost a week … Continue reading

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Tiadaghton Trail Hike

On Sunday, Hubby and I hiked part of the Tiadaghton Trail near Ramsey. A light April snow had blanketed the mountainside the day before. But late snows in central Pennsylvania don’t last long and only an occasional patch of white … Continue reading

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Poe Paddy Hike

I snapped a few photos while hiking the rail trail along Penns Creek at the base of Poe Paddy Mountain. The scenery wore it’s winter colors except for a few spots where springtime green appeared. But a walk in the woods is always beautiful … Continue reading

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First Hike of the Season

I have discovered that walking country roads and riding a stationary bike during winter months does not keep me in shape for hikes across mountain trails. Especially when carrying 20+ pounds in a day pack. We started at Hairy John State Park … Continue reading

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Dump-It-In Hardtack

I first heard about hardtack as a child when reading stories of American pioneers. In my child’s mind I pictured these rugged pioneers bouncing along in their covered wagons, each one gnawing on their own rock-hard cracker the size of … Continue reading

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Little Pine Day Hike

Scoop and I took an easy day-hike along Limbaugh Road, which begins at Little Pine Campground.  After finishing that hike, we explored the area around Little Pine State Park. Low humidity and no rain showers created a perfect hiking day. We hiked … Continue reading

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