Challenge orientation hike 1 of 4

First of four orientation hikes on the Rachel Carson Trail to help prepare for the Challenge, 10.3 miles.

This hike begins at the Harmar Shelter in North Park, climbs up and over the park, down into Crouse Run valley and Hampton Nature Preserve, up to one of the highest points in Allegheny County, passes Hidden Pond, and finishes with some road-walking, ending in Emmerling Park.