Urban Hike Heads to Garfield


One of our favorite Pittsburgh activites (and its totally free) kicks off the 2013 season this Saturday with a hike around the neighborhood of Garfield. The Facebook event page for the hike is available here. Calling all urban hikers … Are you ready for the first hike of the year? Join us this Saturday, April 27th as Urban Hike heads to Garfield! It’ll be a short, sweet, and steep hike — around three miles in total. We’ll more

Urban Hike Scavenger Hunt – Be There or Be Square

2012 Urban Hike Scavenger Hunt

Each year the folks who plan all of the Urban Hikes end the season with a huge scavenger hunt around a Pittbsurgh neighborhood.  I have competed in the past – it is tricky, educational and a ton of fun all at once.  There are some serious competitiors and lots of folks who are just there to explore a new neighborhood. Previous UH Scavenger Hunts have visited East Liberty, Squirell Hill, Lawrenceville and Bloomfield.  The 2012 Urban Hike Scavenger more

The Next Urban Hike Heads to Marshall Shadeland on September 15


If you are new to Pittsburgh or just eager to explore a new neighborhood than this is the activity for you.  Every month from April to September the Urban Hike team plans out a hike around a different Pittsburgh neighborhood.  The hikes are free but the group usually stops for lunch after the hike. Urban Hike – Marshall Shadeland Saturday, September 15, 2012 Meet in front of the red LED sign that marks the entrance to the ALCOSAN plant. It’s more

Sq. Hill Scavenger Hunt

From the Sharpsburg Urban Hike

The competition is already heating up for the annual Urban Hike Scavenger Hunt. Each year the folks from Urban Hike end the hiking season with a scavenger hunt around one of Pittsburgh’s neighborhoods.

Urban Hike is Back – and in search of a 24 hour donut shop

I am sitting here looking out the window at SUNSHINE. Last saturday was perfect weather – and I enjoyed walking around Lawrenceville on Saturday afternoon. See my post about the Slaughterhouse Gallery here. I just checked Weather.com and we are looking at another 70 degree weekend. So it is time to get outside and not do yard work. Thankfully Urban Hike is back for the 2008 season. If you are a regular reader of IheartPGH – you will know I heart more

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