Vernon “Rick” Rippeon of Westminster suffered a fatal heart attack while hiking in New Hampshire’s White Mountains with his troop, which included his two sons.
The state Department of Natural Resources says most overnight shelters and campsites along Maryland’s section of the Appalachian Trail have reopened after tree maintenance prompted by a hiker’s death.
Authorities say a Philadelphia man has died after a large tree fell on him on the Appalachian Trail in Maryland.
America has a wealth of outstanding mountain towns. Here is a look at five of the best.
A 65-year-old hiker on a remote portion of the Appalachian Trail possibly suffered a stroke Friday, and a Maryland State Police helicopter was able to assist local authorities.
While it’s important to understand how to be prepared and stay safe during a backpacking trip, even if it’s only for the day, there’s a wealth of natural beauty to explore throughout the country. The following are just five of the best summer backpacking trips in America.
These Washington DC locations provide beginner, intermediate and advanced hikers with beautiful scenery and adjoining park activities.