Month: September 2013

Richards Loop 8/18/13

August 18th, 2013 Hike: Richards Loop, Sam Houston National Forest near Richards, TX Weather: Sunny, warm, upper 80s Hikers: Ian, Court Left Navasota early Sunday morning and drove through several small east Texas towns (Anderson, Richards) to reach the trail head.  Court forgot the…

Knob Hill Trail 7/20/13

July 20th, 2013 Hike: Knob Hill Trail, Flower Mound (DFW), TX Weather: Sunny, hot, low 90s Hikers: Ian, Court, Biff, CV We got to the trail head around 8am, but there was a sign saying the trail was closed.  We had already driven all…

McKinney Falls State Park 6/29/13

June 29th, 2013 Hike:  McKinney Falls State Park, Austin, TX Weather: sunny, hot, low-mid 90s Hikers: Ian, Court, Greg, Biff, CV, Sam We woke up early to beat the heat and got out to the park at 8am.  Met up with Greg and started…

Dinosaur Valley State Park 6/22/13

June 22nd, 2013 Hike: Dinosaur Valley State Park, Glen Rose, TX Weather: Sunny, hot, slight breeze, mid-low 90s Hikers: Ian and Court We got up early Saturday morning in Dallas and drove the 1.5 hours to the park, arriving right at opening, 8am.  Aside…

Ecola State Park 5/5/13

May 5th, 2013 Hike: Indian Beach at Ecola State Park, Cannon Beach, OR Weather: Mid 80s, sunny, breezy, warm Hikers: Ian, Court, Greg, Cat Drove to Cannon Beach from Portland and arrived at noon.  The original intent was to hike the Clatsop Loop, but…

Council Crest 5/4/13

May 4th, 2013 Hike: Marquam Trail to Council Crest, Portland, OR Weather: Low 80s, sunny, breezy Hikers: Ian, Court, Greg, Cat This was Ian and Court’s second trip to Marquam, Greg and Cat’s first.  Trail wasn’t too crowded and a bit drier than the…

Enchanted Rock 2/23/13

February 23rd, 2013 Hike: Enchanted Rock, Fredericksburg, TX Weather: clear blue skies, sunny, low-mid 70s Hikers: Ian, Courtney Got to the park around 10:15am.  Had to wait in line, as cars were backed up onto the main road to get in.  Made our own…

Blast Off

So I’ve decided to start a blog to get a digital record of our hiking adventures.  I’ve been keeping my hiking log on paper, but will now transcribe them here, along with pictures.  I’m not looking for followers necessarily, but really I just want…