Category: Hike

Big Bend National Park – East Rim and Emory Peak – 10/23-10/24/21

Saturday, October 23 – Sunday, October 24, 2021 Hike: Pinnacles Trail to Emory Peak to East Rim (overnight) to South Rim to Laguna Meadows Trail Weather: warm, low 80s, mostly clear, beautiful Hikers: Ian, Josh, Ryan, David Length: 17.3 miles Long blog post incoming!… Continue Reading “Big Bend National Park – East Rim and Emory Peak – 10/23-10/24/21”

Balcones Canyonlands NWR – Doeskin Ranch – 9/6/21

Monday, September 6, 2021 Balcones Canyonlands NWR – Doeskin Ranch Partly cloudy, warming up quickly Ian solo 4.5 miles We didn’t have specific plans for Labor Day this year, but I wanted to make sure I got out and got a hike in. Finn… Continue Reading “Balcones Canyonlands NWR – Doeskin Ranch – 9/6/21”

Pedernales Falls State Park – Wolf Mountain 8/14/21

Saturday, August 14, 2021 Pedernales Falls State Park – Wolf Mountain Trail Warm, partly cloudy, 80s Ian and Biff 5.52 miles Biff and I took a hike out to Wolf Mountain while Court stayed home with Finnigan, who sustained a toenail injury and can’t… Continue Reading “Pedernales Falls State Park – Wolf Mountain 8/14/21”

Ouray Perimeter Trail – Ouray, CO 6/21/21

Monday, June 21, 2021 Ouray Perimeter Trail – Ouray, Colorado Sunny, clear, mid 80s Ian and Court 4.05 miles We took a long weekend and flew to Ouray/Ridgway/Telluride for the third time in the past year. We are really falling in love with this… Continue Reading “Ouray Perimeter Trail – Ouray, CO 6/21/21”

North Bean Hollow Beach Trail, CA 5/21/21

Friday, May 21, 2021 North Bean Hollow Beach Trail, California Windy, clear, a little chilly, but nice Ian, Court, Greg, and the dogs: Marty and Porter A couple of miles or so We flew out to the Bay Area to see Greg and Cat… Continue Reading “North Bean Hollow Beach Trail, CA 5/21/21”

McKinney Roughs – 4/12/21

Monday, April 12, 2021 McKinney Roughs Warm, mostly cloudy, low 80s Ian, Court, Biff, Finn 4.7 miles McKinney Roughs is one of the last relatively unknown hiking gems in the Austin area. It is part of the LCRA system and there is a $5… Continue Reading “McKinney Roughs – 4/12/21”

South Llano River State Park – 3/27/21- 3/28/21

Saturday, March 27 – Sunday March 28, 2021 South Llano River State Park Overnight Partly cloudy, WINDY, pleasant Ian, Court, Biff, Finn 6-7 miles hiked We headed out to South Llano River State Park to camp, almost 3 years to the day from our… Continue Reading “South Llano River State Park – 3/27/21- 3/28/21”

Steiner Ranch Nature Trail System – Bright Sky Overlook 3/6/21

Saturday, March 6, 2021 Steiner Ranch Nature Trail System – Bright Sky Overlook Sunny, nice, mid 60s Ian, Biff, and Finn 5 miles I have blogged plenty of Steiner Ranch trails before, but I found one I hadn’t fully traversed and it ended up… Continue Reading “Steiner Ranch Nature Trail System – Bright Sky Overlook 3/6/21”

Comanche Bluff Trail – Granger LAke, TX

Sunday, January 31, 2021 Comanche Bluff Trail, Granger Lake, TX Chilly, WINDY, mid 40s Ian, Court, Biff, Finn 4.7 miles It’s been a while since I’ve blogged so let’s get 2021 kicked off. Surely it has to be better than 2020. We’ve been hiking,… Continue Reading “Comanche Bluff Trail – Granger LAke, TX”

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”