Category: Texas

River Place Nature Trail 2/21/2016

  Sunday, February 21, 2016   Hiking River Place with Greg and Cat I’m trying a new format for this post because my normal way feels too structured.  So I’m just going to write and see what happens.  We got Greg and Cat and…

Upper Purgatory Creek Natural Area, San Marcos, TX – 2/6/2016

  Saturday, February 6, 2016   Hike: Upper Purgatory Creek Natural Area – San Marcos, TX Weather: clear, cool, mid-50s Hikers: Ian Length: 2.83 miles   After over a month of no hiking due to scheduling conflicts, I was beginning to have withdrawals so…

Hamilton Greenbelt – Lakeway 1/3/16

  Sunday, January 3, 2016   Hike: Hamilton Greenbelt – Lakeway, TX Weather: chilly, clear, mid 40s Hikers: Ian, Court, Biff Length: 4.2 miles   For the first hike of the year, we decided to finish the Hamilton Greenbelt trail we had done most…

Balcones Canyonlands NWR – Doeskin Ranch 12/18/15

  Friday, December 18, 2015   Hike: Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge – Doeskin Ranch, NW of Austin, TX Weather: clear, cold, low 40s Hikers: Ian Length: 4.53 miles   I drove out to Doeskin Ranch on a solo hike in the Balcones Canyonlands…

St. Edwards Park 12/12/15

  Saturday, December 12, 2015   Hike: St. Edwards Park, Austin, TX Weather: overcast, drizzly, low 70s Hikers: Ian, Josh Length: 6.18 miles   I met up with my buddy Josh for a quick hike in St. Edwards Park to break in my new…

River Place Nature Trail 12/5/15

  Saturday, December 5, 2015   Hike: River Place Nature Trail (Panther Hollow/Canyon/Little Fern), Austin, TX Weather: clear, cool, mid 50s Hikers: Ian, Court Length: 5.13 miles   Our second hike on this trail was as good as the first, albeit under very different…

Turkey Creek 11/13/15

  Friday, November 13, 2015   Hike: Turkey Creek Trail Weather: cool, overcast, low 60s Hikers: Ian, Court, Biff Length: 3.03 miles   The weather in Texas has been insane lately with another round of flooding in early November.  El Nino is ramping back…