World class parks, fishing, river gorges, thousands of miles of trails — all in Pittsburgh. Who knew? An hour-long special explores outdoor life in Western Pennsylvania. “This special just might introduce you to places and experiences you didn’t even know existed,” says Charles W. Wolfertz III, WTAE’s general manager.
But the area boasts world-class parks, thousands of miles of trails and streams plus those famous three rivers. Southwestern Pennsylvania is an outdoor playground and it’s booming.
WTAE, the Hearst ABC affiliate there, explores the countless outdoor activities available to Pittsburghers in an hour-long primetime special edition of Chronicle: Pittsburgh Outdoors.
“The natural surroundings in and around Pittsburgh just deepen our love for this region,” said Charles W. Wolfertz III, WTAE’s general manager.
“And this special just might introduce you to places and experiences you didn’t even know existed.”
Whether it’s in a quiet forest or on lively rivers, Chronicle: Pittsburgh Outdoors follows enthusiasts, thrill seekers and even a former Steelers player as they seek out the natural wonders of the area.
The program features Sally Wiggin, Chronicle host, as she explores life on the water, from the exploding popularity of kayaking to one Pittsburgher’s change-of-address to a riverboat.
Viewers will learn the precarious art of “highlining” as men and women teeter 40 feet above a river gorge. And Steelers star Brett Keisel casts a line with Sally on a fishing trip just minutes outside the city.
Chronicle: Pittsburgh Outdoors airs tonight at 10.