An owner of huskies, Bill Helman has developed his own brand of urban mushing, incorporating specialized equipment, one-of-a-kind bikes and his own sense of fun.
Pennsylvania has over 6,750 miles of hiking trails and roughly 2.2 million acres of public state forest lands, most located in central and northern PA.
“Pennsylvania is blessed with more natural resources than any state in the country,” says environmental advocate Edwin Charles. "But with every resource comes an issue.”
From the mountains to the bay, the Susquehanna River offers a host of opportunities to get out and enjoy this changing of the season.
John Jakoby has led first-day hikes since the early 1990s—before it became a national movement. Recently, hiking organizations have promoted New Year’s Day hikes to start on the right foot.
No matter your fitness level, you can participate in volkssporting. You can choose from a variety of activities and complete them at your own pace.