No Turning Back

In 2012 my boyfriend Chris invited me on a two week backpacking trip. I had never been camping and I didn’t know the first thing about it. I loved hiking. Nature is my happy place. I decided to go. The plan was to hike southbound on the Appalachian Trail beginning in Delaware Water Gap. We…

What I Learned Shadowing a Backpacking Journalist: A Day with Cindy Ross

Last weekend, three long-distance backpackers were having trouble finding their way around downtown Easton. Cindy Ross, Todd Gladfelter, and I set off down the Karl Stirner Arts Trail in the early morning fog. The route wasn’t difficult, we just weren’t sure which direction we had come from and were having a little trouble getting back….