May 6, 2018

9:00am - 5:00pm. Our main goals to accomplish are to work on raking leaves out of the dinky house, to fill in the engine pit in the dinky house, clear springs next to the dinky house of leaves and blockage, and to lop branches from trees and clear away foliage as neede...

April 8, 2018

9:00am - 12:00pm. It's time for a Spring Cleaning at the Thousand Steps! Let's get the Thousand Steps ready for the busy summer hiking season with a community trash pick up day hosted by the Standing Stone Trail Club.

Meet at the information kiosk about 200 yards above...

April 7, 2018

10:00am. The SST Club is hosting a hike in conjunction with the Mid State Trail club. 

This hike starts at Laurel Run Road where the MST crosses and finishes at Detweiler junction where the SST ends. The distance is about 7 miles or 11 kilometers, but with little eleva...

March 17, 2018

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Greenwood Furnace State Park Huntingdon, Pennsylvania 16652

The hike starts at the Greenwood Furnace State Park headquarters and goes north along the Greenwood Spur to the end of the SST where it meets the Mid State Trail. This hike may be considered...

December 16, 2017

This is about a 6-mile hike that climbs to the top of Cove Mountain and descends down the other side on Todd Trail.  The beginning of this hike is highlighted by the remnants of Vanderbilt’s Folly.  

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November 11, 2017

This hike is about 7 miles starting from the bottom of Locke Valley Road.  The hike begins as you climb up Blacklog Mountain and then meanders through the forest.  We will also stop to see Monument Rock, our club’s logo, before exiting along Ramsey Path.  It is advised...

October 7, 2017

This is a long hike at about 9 miles, but is a mix of game land roads and single-track trail.   The are some rolling hills, but no giant climbs.   It is advised that hikers wear sturdy shoes or boots, bring water and snacks, and some may prefer to use hiking poles....

September 4, 2017

This hike is about 5.5 miles and includes a steep climb to reach the Throne Room and a rather rocky stretch across Hall of the Mountain King.  From there, the trail is much tamer and will go past Jacks Mt Fire Tower before descending down to the Butler Knob Shelter....

June 17, 2017

This is a difficult 5-mile hike with limited trail, rock hopping, and a touch greenbriar. However the views are stunning and it showcases more of the work the quarrymen did decades ago in addition to Thousand Steps. People planning to attend must wear sturdy shoes, bri...

May 6, 2017

Two day, one night backpacking trip. Approx 20 miles total over 2 days.  Be prepared for stunning panaroma views, including The Throne Room and The Hall of the Mountain King, on this section of the Standing Stone Trail in Huntingdon County.  Enjoy a relaxing night at t...

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