Category: Texas

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…

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…