Category: Hike

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…

Lake Georgetown – Goodwater Trail – Tejas Camp Trail Head 9/25/15

  Friday, September 25, 2015   Hike: Lake Georgetown – Goodwater Trail – Tejas Camp TH, Georgetown, TX Weather: clear, HOT, mid-90s, 100+ heat index Hikers: Ian, Court Length: 9.41 miles   Summer refuses to leave Texas.  The high was only supposed to be…

Western Oaks Trail, Dick Nichols Park 9/19/15

  Saturday, September 19, 2015   Hike: Western Oaks Trail, Dick Nichols Park – Austin, TX Weather: warm, mid 80s, humid Hikers: Ian, Court Length: 3.07 miles   We did a short hike in the morning to test out Court’s new pack, the Deuter…

McKinney Roughs 8/29/15

  Saturday, August 29, 2015   Hike: McKinney Roughs Nature Park, Wyldwood, TX Weather: clear, sunny, warm Hikers: Ian, Court, Biff Length: 5.45 miles   I finally got my backpacking backpack (Osprey Exos 58) and today was the first test run.  I loaded it…

North Wilderness Loop – Little Lake Creek Wilderness, Sam Houston National Forest 8/21/15

  Friday, August 21, 2015   Hike: North Wilderness Loop – Little Lake Creek Wilderness, Sam Houston National Forest – near Richards, TX Weather: rainy, humid, mid 70s, overcast Hikers: Ian, Court Length: 6.93 miles   Court and I were in Navasota visiting her…

Violet Crown Trail – Phase One 8/7/15

  Friday, August 7, 2015   Hike: Violet Crown Trail – Phase One (Barton Creek Greenbelt), Austin, TX Weather: high 80s, warm, clear Hikers: Ian Length: 5.14 miles   Ok, so this is really just the regular Greenbelt that I’ve done a dozen times,…

Wild Basin 8/1/15

  Saturday, August 1, 2015   Hike: Wild Basin, Austin, TX Weather: warm, low 80s, clear Hikers: Ian, Court Length: 1.86 miles   We hit the trail early this morning to try and beat the heat, but the heat came on early anyway.  This…