Hiking News

Virginia’s Crabtree Falls: Highest Vertical-drop Cascading Waterfall East of the Mississippi

from Nelson County, Virginia Crabtree Falls, the highest vertical-drop cascading waterfall east of the Mississippi River, is a popular attraction located in Nelson County, Virginia, just six miles off the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway near milepost 27. Physical address is 11581 Crabtree Falls Highway Montebello. Crabtree Falls features a series of five major cascades and a number of smaller ones ... Read More »

Hiking The 2.8 Mile Breakneck Ridge Loop in New York

by Krysti Sabins Now that summer is fast approaching, it’s time to take on some heartier trails! For those of you located in the New York metro area, Breakneck Ridge is probably the MOST accessible, popular, and EPIC hike available to you! For those without automobiles, Breakneck has its own train stop on weekends via Metro-North – how convenient! This ... Read More »

Ann Curry Rescued By Boy Scouts After Hiking Accident

in Scouting Magazine. “We were hiking along, and we came to a trail intersection,” the Scoutmaster said. “And a lady was sitting on the ground with her one leg out. We didn’t think anything of it, but one of the guys asked if everything is OK… Read More »

[Video] Hiking Up Bonticou Crag in Mohonk Preserve, NY

by Krysti Sabins Lookin’ for a hearty helpin’ of rock scramble?  Here you have it!  During this hike in Mohonk Preserve outside of New Paltz, NY, we venture up the giant talus fragments of Bonticou Crag. The hike begins at the Spring Farm trailhead off Upper 27 Knolls Road.  This is one of the Preserve’s smaller parking lots and fills ... Read More »

Making Plans for an Ultimate Hiking Experience

By Clay Hunter You have plans of exploring the terrains on a hike but feel a little apprehensive to begin the trip. Before you set out on the trail in a place like Bryce Canyon, ensure that you are equipped with concrete preparations and knowledge on hiking. There are so many places to see here such as the Navajo Loop ... Read More »