Category: Texas

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…

Violet Crown Trail (Barton Creek Greenbelt) 1/21/17

  Saturday, January 21, 2017   Violet Crown Trail (Barton Creek Greenbelt) Cool, Overcast, 60s Ian, Court, and Biff 5.7 miles   We hadn’t been hiking in almost 2 months so by god it was time to go.  A combination of holiday travel, just…

Garner State Park 11/25/16 – 11/27/16

  Friday, November 25 – Sunday, November 27, 2016   Garner State Park – near Concan, TX Ian, Court, Biff, Greg, Cat, Sam   The four of us and the two dogs car camped for a couple of nights out at Garner State Park…

Pedernales Falls SP – Juniper Ridge and Madrone Trails 11/20/16

  Sunday, November 20, 2016   Hike: Juniper Ridge and Madrone Trails – Pedernales Falls State Park – Near Dripping Springs, TX Weather: Clear, cool, mid 60s Hikers: Ian, Court, Biff Length: 5.5 miles   We hit up Pedernales State Park again to get…

St. Edward’s Park 10/01/16

  Saturday, October 1, 2016   Hike: St. Edward’s Park – Austin, TX Weather: cool, overcast, upper 60s Hikers: Ian, Matt Tray, several others from Meet Up Length: 2.8 miles   My buddy Matt Tray sent out a facebook invite to go hike on…

Walnut Creek Greenbelt 6/26/16

  Sunday, June 26, 2016   Hike: Walnut Creek Greenbelt Weather: Humid, hot, low 90s Hikers: Ian, Court, Biff, Riley Length: 2.9 miles   This is one of the few trails in Austin we haven’t done yet.  It’s not really a trail, but a…

Colorado Bend SP – Gorman Falls Trail 6/18/16

  Saturday, June 18, 2016   Hike: Colorado Bend SP – Gorman Falls Trail, near San Saba, TX Weather: HOT, humid, sunny, HOT Hikers: Ian, Court, Greg, Cat, Sam Length: 3.8 miles   The four of us plus Sam got up early to beat…

Pedernales Falls SP – Wolf Mountain 5/22/16

  Sunday, May 22, 2016   Hike: Pedernales Falls State Park – Wolf Mountain Trail, near Dripping Springs, TX Weather: HUMID, mid 80s, cloudy Hikers: Ian, Court, Greg, Cat, Sam Length: about 6 miles   Greg, Cat, and Sam joined us for a hike…

Lake Georgetown – Goodwater Trail, Cedar Breaks TH 5/14/16

  Saturday, May 14, 2016   Hike: Lake Georgetown – Goodwater Trail, Cedar Breaks TH Weather: HUMID, mid 80s, overcast Hikers: Ian Length: 7.19 miles   I went out to Lake Georgetown with the intention of hiking a section of the Goodwater Loop that…

Lockhart State Park 5/7/16

  Saturday, May 7, 2016   Hike: Lockhart State Park – various trails Weather: warm, upper 70s, partly cloudy Hikers: Ian, Court, Biff Length: 2.36 miles   Courtney and I went out to Lockhart State Park on a whim on Saturday morning along with…

Colorado Bend State Park Overnight 4/9 – 4/10/16

  Saturday and Sunday, April 9th and 10th, 2016 Colorado Bend State Park – near San Saba, TX About 14 miles total   We made the 2 hour drive out through Lampasas and west over to Colorado Bend State Park this past Saturday morning…

River Place Nature Trail 3/20/16

  Sunday, March 20, 2016   River Place Again Mid 60s, sunny, and beautiful Just under 7 miles   Well, I did say this was the best trail in Austin, so I’ve been out here a lot lately.  I especially wanted to come out…