Category: Texas

Greenbelt – 360 Trail Head 11/4/17

  Saturday, November 4, 2017   Greenbelt – 360 Trail Head Ian, Court, Biff, Finn HUMID, warm, upper 70s 1.9 miles   While it was nice to get out on the Greenbelt for the first time in a while, the humidity was just horrendous,…

Mount Lakeway and Finn’s First Hike – Lakeway, TX 10/29/17

Sunday, October 29, 2017   Mount Lakeway Trail – Lakeway, TX Ian, Court, Biff, Finn Sunny, warm, mid 80s 5.4 miles   We added a new member to our family in the past few weeks and today was his first hike.  Finnigan is a…

Lost Maples State Natural Area – 9/23/17

  Saturday, September 23, 2017   Lost Maples State Natural Area Warm, sunny, upper 80s Ian, Court, Biff 4.92 miles We planned this trip as an overnight, but due to some unfavorable circumstances, we ended up bailing.  This is the second time in a…

Lost Maples 5/13/17

  Saturday, May 13, 2017   Lost Maples State Natural Area warm, sunny, mid 80s Ian solo 5.1 miles     This was actually going to be an overnight, but I finished the hike much faster than anticipated and didn’t want to sit in…

Reimer’s Ranch – Lower River Trail 4/30/17

  Sunday, April 30, 2017   Reimer’s Ranch – Lower River Trail and Turkey Loop Sunny, breezy, mid 70s Ian, Court, Biff 3.9 miles     A cool front came through on Saturday night and dropped temperatures back down to more hiker-friendly levels, so…

Bauerle Ranch Trail System 4/23/17

  Sunday, April 23, 2017   Hike: Bauerle Ranch Trail System Weather: nice, sunny, mid 70s Hikers: Ian, Court, Biff Length: 3.3 miles   Court had never been out to Bauerle Ranch and we were looking for a hike semi-close to town, so we…

Westcave Preserve Uplands and Violet Crown Trail 4/15/17

  Saturday, April 15, 2017   Hike: Westcave Preserve Uplands and Violet Crown Trail Weather: sunny, pleasant, mid 70s Hikers: Ian, Court, and Sara Length: about 3 miles combined   We had planned to go out to Westcave Preserve, near Hamilton Pool and Reimer’s…

Reimer’s Ranch – Canyon Trail 4/1/17

  Saturday, April 1, 2017   Hike: Reimer’s Ranch – Canyon Trail Weather: windy, cloudy, cool, mid 60s Hikers: Ian, Court, Biff Length: 1.4 miles     Milton Reimer’s Ranch is a park that is about 1 mile from Hamilton Pool and we had…

Steiner Ranch Trail System 3/27/17

  Sunday, March 27, 2017   Steiner Ranch Trail System Warm, clear, low 80s Ian, Court, Biff 2.7 miles   Court and I were going out to Steiner to check out something on her parent’s property so we figured we would hike on one…

Palmetto State Park 2/25/17

  Saturday, February 25, 2017   Palmetto State Park – near Gonzales, TX Sunny, cool, low 60s Ian, Court, and Biff 3.3 miles   What a surprise this park was!  We had actually planned to car camp here a couple of years ago, but…

McKinney Roughs – 2/11/17

  Saturday, February 11, 2017   McKinney Roughs Nature Park near Wyldwood, TX Clear, cool, mid 70s Ian, Court, Biff, Cray 3.9 miles   We are keeping the in-law’s lab, Cray, for a couple of weeks while they are in Patagonia (jealous) and we…

Enchanted Rock – Loop Trail 1/29/17

  Sunday, January 29, 2017   Enchanted Rock – Loop Trail Clear, sunny, comfortable, low 70s Ian, Court, and Biff 5.2 miles   We drove out to Fredericksburg on Friday for our anniversary, as we usually do every year, and hiked the Loop Trail…