Category: Hike

Swallow Falls State Park, Maryland 10/08/20

Thursday, October 8, 2020 Swallow Falls State Park near Oakland, MD Sunny, clear, cool, mid 50s Ian, Court, Doc, Biff, Finn 1.9 miles We woke up early and drove about 20 minutes from the Deep Creek house over to Swallow Falls State Park. The… Continue Reading “Swallow Falls State Park, Maryland 10/08/20”

Deep Creek Lake State Park, Maryland 10/6/20

Tuesday, October 6, 2020 Deep Creek Lake State Park, Maryland Chilly, clear, crisp, low 40s Ian, Court, Doc 4.3 miles Courtney’s brother bought a lake house on Deep Creek Lake in western Maryland and we took a road trip all the way from Texas… Continue Reading “Deep Creek Lake State Park, Maryland 10/6/20”

Balconies Cave and Cliffs Trail – Pinnacles NP 8/28/20

Friday, August 28, 2020 Balconies Cave and Cliffs Trail – Pinnacles National Park, California HOT, sunny, mid 90s Ian, Court, Greg, Cat 3.1 miles Warning: the pics on this post kind of suck. It was a bit smoky and I think there was also… Continue Reading “Balconies Cave and Cliffs Trail – Pinnacles NP 8/28/20”

Jack’s Peak Trail – Monterey, CA 8/26/20

Wednesday, August 26, 2020 Jack’s Peak Trail – Monterey, CA Foggy, cool, mid 60s Ian, Greg 5.9 miles After braving an airplane during a pandemic (good work all around Southwest Airlines), we got out to California to visit our good friends Greg and Cat… Continue Reading “Jack’s Peak Trail – Monterey, CA 8/26/20”

Blue Lake via Bridal Veil Falls Trail – Telluride, Co 7/29/20

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 Blue Lake Via Bridal Veil Falls Trail – Telluride, Colorado Sunny, pleasant, mid 70s Ian, Court, Biff, Finn 11.3 miles This was the biggest hike of the trip and one of the biggest we’ve ever done, especially the elevation. We… Continue Reading “Blue Lake via Bridal Veil Falls Trail – Telluride, Co 7/29/20”

Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park – Colorado 7/28/20

Tuesday, July 28, 2020 Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park – Colorado Sunny, WARM, low 90s Ian, Court, Biff, Finn Black Canyon of the Gunnison is about an hour and a half drive north of Telluride, near the town of Montrose. I had… Continue Reading “Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park – Colorado 7/28/20”

Tuolumne meadows – pct 11/1/19

November 1, 2019 Tuolumne Meadows – Pacific Crest Trail Yosemite National Park 1.5 miles Not sure why I didn’t include this in my original Yosemite postings from last fall, but hey, better late than never. Court and I were in Yosemite for Greg and… Continue Reading “Tuolumne meadows – pct 11/1/19”

Hill Country State Natural Area 5/23/20

Saturday, May 23, 2020 Hike: Hill Country State Natural Area near Bandera, TX – Wilderness and Spring Branch Trails Weather: Partly cloudy, breezy, HOT, mid 90s Hikers: Ian, Court, Biff, Finn Length: 4 miles First hike of the Covid Era! We finally broke out… Continue Reading “Hill Country State Natural Area 5/23/20”

Inks Lake Overnight – 11/30/19 – 12/1/19

November 30 – December 1, 2019 Annual Thanksgiving Trip Ian, Court, Biff, Finn We took our annual Thanksgiving trip out to Inks Lake for an overnight. We had originally planned on doing two nights, but the weather the first night was not looking fun… Continue Reading “Inks Lake Overnight – 11/30/19 – 12/1/19”

Tuolumne Grove – Yosemite NP 11/2/19

Saturday, November 2, 2019 Tuolumne Grove – Yosemite NP Ian and Court 3 miles For a quick hike before Greg and Cat’s wedding, we headed down to Tuolumne Grove to see some sequoias. Court and I first experienced the majesty that these trees convey… Continue Reading “Tuolumne Grove – Yosemite NP 11/2/19”