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  • In The White Mountains, Marking 125 Years Of Hikers' Huts

     In The White Mountains, Marking 125 Years Of Hikers' Huts
    — Like most of the trails in New Hampshire's White Mountains, the Gale River Trail begins with forgiving dirt and mud but quickly changes to unforgiving rock. For most of the 4.6-mile climb up the trail, my wife, Lisa, and I were serenaded by the...
  • Connecticut Options For The Appalachian Trail

    Connecticut Options For The Appalachian Trail
    The  Appalachian Trail  extends 2,184 miles from Georgia to Maine and includes more than 50 miles in Connecticut. The trail enters Connecticut in Sherman and trends north mostly in the hills above the Housatonic River to the Massachusetts border at...
  • Body Found by Hunter in Lebanon County

    Body Found by Hunter in Lebanon County
    Pennsylvania State Police seek to identify the body of a white male, between 5 feet 6 to 5 feet 9 inches tall, found Thursday in Lebanon County.  The badly decomposed body was discovered Thursday morning by a hunter about a quarter of a mile northwest...
  • A fan's guide to Ohio's Hocking Hills State Park

    A fan's guide to Ohio's Hocking Hills State Park
    LOGAN, Ohio — There is one Ohio state park everyone should visit. That's Hocking Hills, with its out-of-Ohio vibe that is very appealing. It is Ohio's best park for natural wonders and its most scenic state park. The picturesque 2,348-acre park in...
  • Travel with a classic touch, and a picnic blanket, to Massachusetts' Tanglewood

     Travel with a classic touch, and a picnic blanket, to Massachusetts' Tanglewood
    Lenox, Mass. — Travelers come to the Berkshires in western Massachusetts for the mountains and the museums, the camping and the theater, the just-off-the-boil summer days that fade into cool evenings and single-blanket nights. But most of all they...
  • Take autumn easy

     Take autumn easy
    BETHEL, Maine — You know you've found a worthy fall colors spot when you plan to go far in a day but don't go far at all. On my first day in the mountains of western Maine last October, I planned to hit three stops — three places to soak in...
  • The path to nirvana

    The path to nirvana
    Fresh-from-the-farm breakfasts, Tibetan stretching and miles upon miles of hiking trails are just some of the reasons adults are happily forgoing their vacations for health retreats. But with hundreds of retreats from New York to California, it's hard to...
  • Closet Geek Book Group

    Closet Geek Book Group
    Our book club has only three members. We work at the same company, which allows for ongoing discussion of the book as we read. We've been together for almost four years and are on our 38th book. Sometimes our book selection inspires field trips....
  • Kerr, Weitzel and Bertsch-Hokendauqua-Catasauqua Watershed win Friend of the Lehigh River Awards

     
    Wildlands Conservancy has announced the winners of its 2011 Friend of the Lehigh River Awards. They are Tom Kerr, past president of Wildlands Conservancy; Greg Weitzel, Director of Parks and Recreation for the City of Allentown; and the Bertsch-...
  • Minor injuries in N.J. bear attack

     
    TRENTON: Two young campers suffered minor injuries early this morning after being attacked by a yearling black bear that entered their campsite in Stokes State Forest in northern Sussex County. The injured campers, an 11-year-old Brooklyn boy and a 12-...
  • Check out Migration Fest at Lehigh Gap Nature Center on Fri., Sat. and Sun.!

     
    Check out the 2011 Migration Fest at Lehigh Gap Nature Center (http://lgnc.org) this weekend. The full schedule is below. Read what naturalist Dan Kunkle, director of the center, has to say about it: , : Seasonal journeys of wildlife have fascinated...
  • Attention hikers: a way to reduce altitude sickness is at hand

     
    The tool to prevent altitude sickness is available over the counter....