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#ICE2017 Helping The Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail

I have been posting about local hiking since I started this blog and the @Christina_Skis social media handle. A fellow hiker and outdoor enthusiast, @HBFOutdoors, has created a team of other likeminded explorers in the area to create #ICE2017. Meaning Inspire, Connect and Experience the great outdoor recreation that western Pennsylvania has to offer. I’ve put together a team of PA hikers and true outdoor enthusiasts for adventure and to give back to the outdoor community of Western Pennsylvania. We’ll be...

Western PA Hideaway – Lick Hollow

Park: Lick Hollow in Forbes State Forest Location: Along Route 40 East, incline headed up to the summit. On your way to Ohiopyle, stop here for a quiet hike or picnic under mountaintops before arriving to the summer crowds at the popular state park. Pine Knob Trail & Overlook As for trails in the area, there are 4. We chose Pine Knob Trail, a 2 mile hike to an all-natural overlook over the Laurel Highlands. The beginning of the trail...

Cole Run Falls | ChristinaSkis.com Blog

Hiking in Forbes State Forest

Cole Run Trail, Forbes State Forest Length: 3 Mile Loop (take the road to finish) Sights: Cole Run Falls, Blue Hole Level: Moderate Hiking Trail I had heard so much about the legendary Blue Hole that I just needed to see it. Little did I know that I had spent an obscene amount of time just 15-minutes away from it through out the summer months a few years back. Well, things happen for a reason, and I finally discovered Blue...