Orientation Hike 1 of 4, 10.8 miles

North Park Harmar to Emmerling Park, climbing 1663 ft, descending 2030 ft

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.