Planning Your Hike on the Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail

Whether you are planning a single, overnight hike, or you’ll be hiking all 70 miles in several days, you will find the Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail (LHHT) the perfect place to relax and rewind. It is Western PA’s mountainous gem, and is here for the taking. In this blog I’d like to provide some basic […]

Anniversary of the Patterson/Gimlin Film

It was on this date – Oct 20, 1967 – that the famous Patterson/Gimlin film was reportedly shot alongside Bluff Creek in northern CA. This controversial, 59.5-second film, depicts a hairy, man-like creature walking away from Roger Patterson, who had chased it a short distance and then claimed to have fallen to the ground to […]

The Philosophy of Hiking

  I have a tendency to over-think things.  At times this has caused me a lot of grief.  When a problem comes my way, or I’m offered some type of challenge, I tend to amplify that situation by excessive thinking.  I can over-analyze something to death. In-depth analysis, however, has not always been burdensome.  Sometimes it […]