Month: August 2015

McKinney Roughs 8/29/15

  Saturday, August 29, 2015   Hike: McKinney Roughs Nature Park, Wyldwood, TX Weather: clear, sunny, warm Hikers: Ian, Court, Biff Length: 5.45 miles   I finally got my backpacking backpack (Osprey Exos 58) and today was the first test run.  I loaded it…

North Wilderness Loop – Little Lake Creek Wilderness, Sam Houston National Forest 8/21/15

  Friday, August 21, 2015   Hike: North Wilderness Loop – Little Lake Creek Wilderness, Sam Houston National Forest – near Richards, TX Weather: rainy, humid, mid 70s, overcast Hikers: Ian, Court Length: 6.93 miles   Court and I were in Navasota visiting her…

Violet Crown Trail – Phase One 8/7/15

  Friday, August 7, 2015   Hike: Violet Crown Trail – Phase One (Barton Creek Greenbelt), Austin, TX Weather: high 80s, warm, clear Hikers: Ian Length: 5.14 miles   Ok, so this is really just the regular Greenbelt that I’ve done a dozen times,…

Wild Basin 8/1/15

  Saturday, August 1, 2015   Hike: Wild Basin, Austin, TX Weather: warm, low 80s, clear Hikers: Ian, Court Length: 1.86 miles   We hit the trail early this morning to try and beat the heat, but the heat came on early anyway.  This…