Category: Hike

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…

Barton Creek Upper 11/3/18

  Trying out the new WordPress editor on this one so gonna be just some pics and whatever else I end up messing with.  Edit: Well the pics didn’t show up on the mobile version so I guess it’s back to the normal editor…

Palmaria Island – Portovenere, Italy 9/28/18

  Friday, September 28, 2018 Palmaria Island – across from Portovenere 4 miles     This hike was not really planned.  The idea was to take the ferry across the bay to Palamaria Island and rent kayaks and explore the coast line.  We had…

Cinque Terre – Monterosso to Vernazza 9/27/18

  Thursday, September 27, 2018 Cinque Terre – Monterosso to Vernazza About 3.5 miles   Cinque Terre is an interesting place.  It is beautiful, but I will say it is a bit over hyped.  Don’t get me wrong, it is unique, but it feels…

Muottas Muragl to Alp Languard to Paradis Hutte – Switzerland 9/23/18

  September 23, 2018 Muottas Muragl to Alp Languard to Paradis Hutte – Switzerland About 7.5 miles   This was an amazing hike.  We had driven through Austria and then to Switzerland to Pontresina, just outside of St. Moritz, the day before.  We stayed…

Dolemites – Ortisei, Italy 9/21/18 – 9/22/18

  September 21-22, 2018 Dolemites – Ortisei, Italy   It’s been a while since I’ve had a new post and it feels good to be writing again.  We had an amazing trip to Italy over the past couple of weeks and got some great…

Mt. Rainier NP – Paradise – Skyline Trail to Panorama Point 6/27/18

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 Mt. Rainier NP – Paradise – Skyline Trail to Panorama Point Clear, cool, perfect Ian and Court 3.5 miles Court had a conference in Seattle and I got to tag along, so the first day we rented a car and…

Lake Fort Smith State Park – Ozark Highlands Trail – Arkansas 5/26/18

  Saturday, May 26th, 2018   Lake Fort Smith State Park – Ozark Highlands Trail – near Fort Smith, AR sunny, clear, hot, low 90s Ian, Court, Biff, Finn 1.8 miles     We reached Lake Fort Smith State Park in the early afternoon…

Devil’s Den State Park – Arkansas 5/26/18

  Saturday, May 26, 2018   Devil’s Den State Park – various trails – near Fayetteville, AR Warm, sunny, clear, mid 80s Ian, Court, Biff, Finn   We had quite the adventure this Memorial Day Weekend.  The original plan was to go camp on…

Lake Somerville – Nails Creek State Park 5/19/18

  Saturday, May 19, 2018   Lake Somerville – Nails Creek State Park – near Brenham, TX Partly cloudy, warm, pleasant, upper 70s Ian, Biff, Finn 5.6 miles   Another new State Park!  We went to Navasota for the weekend and I went hiking…

Steiner Ranch Trail System – Bear Creek Trail 5/6/18

  Sunday, May 6, 2018   Steiner Ranch Trail System – Bear Creek Trail Sunny and humid, but nice Ian, Court, Biff, Finn 1.6 miles   We once again headed out to Steiner Ranch to do a quick hike with the pups.  We ended…

Guadalupe River State Park 4/29/18

  Sunday, April 29, 2018   Guadalupe River State Park, near Boerne, TX Ian, Court, Biff, Finn Warm, partly cloudy, low 80s 3.5 miles give or take   Another new state park for us!  We have been wanting to get out to this park…