Category: Backpacking

Lost Maples State Natural Area – 9/23/17

  Saturday, September 23, 2017   Lost Maples State Natural Area Warm, sunny, upper 80s Ian, Court, Biff 4.92 miles We planned this trip as an overnight, but due to some unfavorable circumstances, we ended up bailing.  This is the second time in a…

Lost Maples 5/13/17

  Saturday, May 13, 2017   Lost Maples State Natural Area warm, sunny, mid 80s Ian solo 5.1 miles     This was actually going to be an overnight, but I finished the hike much faster than anticipated and didn’t want to sit in…

Wuksachi Lodge Trail/Twin Lakes Trail Overnight – Sequoia NP – California 9/3/16 – 9/4/16

  Saturday and Sunday, September 3-4, 2016   Wuksachi Lodge Trail/Twin Lakes Trail Overnight – Sequoia NP – California ~18 miles   This was the big hike for this trip.  I sent in my wilderness permit application on the first day I was able,…

Colorado Bend State Park Overnight 4/9 – 4/10/16

  Saturday and Sunday, April 9th and 10th, 2016 Colorado Bend State Park – near San Saba, TX About 14 miles total   We made the 2 hour drive out through Lampasas and west over to Colorado Bend State Park this past Saturday morning…

Lost Maples State Natural Area 10/16/15-10/17/15

  Friday and Saturday, October 16 and 17, 2015   Hike: Lost Maples State Natural Area overnight, near Vanderpool, TX Weather: Highs in the 90s, lows in the 50s, clear Hikers: Ian, Court, Biff Length: about 12 miles total   Our first official backpacking…