Category: Hike

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…

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…

Grelle Recreation Area 4/8/18

  Sunday, April 8, 2018   Grelle Recreation Area  Cloudy, 50s-60s, giving way to sun and 70s Ian, Court, Biff, Finn 3.8 miles   Another new trail for us.  It turns out there are a lot of trails within the LCRA parks that aren’t…

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…

Commons Ford Ranch 1/15/18

  Monday, January 15, 2018   Hike: Commons Ford Ranch Weather: partly cloudy, pleasant, mid 60s Hikers: Ian, Court, Biff, Finn Length: 2.1 miles   New trail today!  We went out to Commons Ford Park, which apparently used to be a ranch, and did…

Buescher State Park 12/30/17

  Saturday, December 30, 2017   Hike: Buescher State Park – near Smithville, TX Weather: chilly, overcast, low 50s Hikers: Ian, Court, Biff, Finn Length: 4.4 miles   We went out to my parent’s cabin near La Grange for New Year’s Eve, as usual,…

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…