Category: Camping

Inks Lake Overnight 11/24/18-11/25/18

Saturday and Sunday, November 24-25, 2018 Inks Lake State Park Ian, Court, Biff, Finn As is becoming tradition, we headed out to one of our favorite state parks for Thanksgiving weekend.  This was originally slated to be a two night affair, but some exciting…

South Llano River State Park – 3/24/18-3/25/18

Saturday and Sunday, March 24-25, 2018 South Llano River State Park – Fawn Trail and Golden Cheeked Warbler Trail Combo + River Trail Upper 60s, partly cloudy, perfect Ian, Court, Biff, Finn Around 7 miles total     Oh, look at that.  I still…

Inks Lake Overnight 11/25/17-11/26/17

  Saturday and Sunday, November 25-26, 2017   Inks Lake State Park near Burnet, TX Valley Spring Creek Trail and Devil’s Backbone Trail Ian, Court, Biff, Finn   Since Finn had done a couple of regular hikes, it was time to get him out…

Garner State Park 11/25/16 – 11/27/16

  Friday, November 25 – Sunday, November 27, 2016   Garner State Park – near Concan, TX Ian, Court, Biff, Greg, Cat, Sam   The four of us and the two dogs car camped for a couple of nights out at Garner State Park…

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…

Pedernales Falls State Park Overnight – 6/2 – 6/3/15

Tuesday and Wednesday, June 2-3, 2015 Hike: Pedernales Falls State Park – Various Trails, near Johnson City, TX Weather: clear overnight, warm – hot and sunny the next day Hikers: Ian, Court, Biff Length: roughly 6 miles total Courtney decided for my birthday we…

Pedernales Falls State Park Overnight 3/6/15-3/7/15

  Friday and Saturday, March 6th and 7th, 2015   Hike: parts of two trails – Pedernales Falls Trail and Twin Falls trail Weather: overcast and cold, highs in 50s, low of 34 Hikers: Ian, Court, Biff, Greg, Cat, Sam Length: around 2 miles…

Ink’s Lake Overnight 5/2/14

May 2, 2014 First Overnight! Location: Ink’s Lake State Park, near Burnet, TX People: Ian, Court, Greg, Cat, CV, Biff, and Sam Weather: day – low 80s, night – low 50s; clear   We went out to Ink’s Lake on Friday afternoon and Greg…