Each member who completes the Ganaraska Hiking Trail End-to-End Challenge will be presented with a Special End-to-End Badge and a Certificate of Completion with compliments of the Ganaraska Hiking Trail Association Inc. Non-members can order a badge and certificate for a $25 fee which includes a one-year membership. For more information, please contact the Badge Officer.

Trail and Section Badges: Display your badges proudly as a member of the Ganaraska Hiking Trail Association Inc.! The cost of an end-to-end section badge for the Wilderness section is $10.00 per badge. The cost of an end to end section badge for all other sections is $5.00 per section.

Use the Merchandise Order Form for section badges and name tags. Purchase of these badges is optional and prices include shipping.

100 Hikes in 1 Year Badge

Earlier this year, Ganaraska Hiking Trail Association president, Frieda Baldwin, launched a Challenge for 2022 to encourage hikers to get out in nature, for their physical and mental health, and to explore new trail locations. Several have taken up the challenge and are posting their sequentially numbered hikes on the Ganaraska Hiking Trail Facebook Group with the hashtag #ghta100hikesin2022. Anyone can participate, and the hike can be anywhere, provided it is at least one hour in duration, and that the name of the trail or location is mentioned, accompanied by one or more nature photos.

Some participants then asked “Do we get a badge for that?”, and the answer is YES! You can order your 100 Hikes in 1 Year badge on the Ganaraska Hiking Trail Merchandise Order Form.

If you have not taken part in this challenge in 2022, there is always 2023! A growing number of hikers achieved their 100 Hikes in 2022 badge, and some exceeded that number, such as GHTA Association president Frieda Baldwin who completed her 200th hike this past December. So, who will challenge her in 2023?