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…