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South Llano River State Park – 3/27/21- 3/28/21

Saturday, March 27 – Sunday March 28, 2021 South Llano River State Park Overnight Partly cloudy, WINDY, pleasant Ian, Court, Biff, Finn 6-7 miles hiked We headed out to South Llano River State Park to camp, almost 3 years to the day from our… Continue Reading “South Llano River State Park – 3/27/21- 3/28/21”

Colorado Trail Southern Terminus – Junction Creek 7/27/20

Monday, July 27, 2020 Colorado Trail Southern Terminus – Junction Creek Campground Ian, Court, Biff, Finn Cool, partly cloudy, mid 50s 6 miles We took a road trip to Colorado with the dogs to escape the monotony of Covid life. What a strange time… Continue Reading “Colorado Trail Southern Terminus – Junction Creek 7/27/20”

Steiner ranch nature trail system 6/13/20

Saturday, June 13, 2020 We were actually supposed to be camping up at Possum Kingdom with our friends Ryan and Kelly this weekend, but they ended up having to come to Austin instead, so we got a quick morning hike in with them out… Continue Reading “Steiner ranch nature trail system 6/13/20”

COVID – 19

Originally posted on WAY NORTH:
As a physician (Internal Medicine and Ophthalmology), I try to separate my work from this blog, but at a time like this, I feel the need to spread the message to as many people as possible. Although it is…

Hiatus – NEW SITE!

A quick note to the tens of followers on this blog, I am going to stop posting new content for the next few months here, as I am documenting my PCT thru hike on my new blog: I’m starting from the southern terminus… Continue Reading “Hiatus – NEW SITE!”

Lake Somerville – Nails Creek State Park 5/19/18

  Saturday, May 19, 2018   Lake Somerville – Nails Creek State Park – near Brenham, TX Partly cloudy, warm, pleasant, upper 70s Ian, Biff, Finn 5.6 miles   Another new State Park!  We went to Navasota for the weekend and I went hiking… Continue Reading “Lake Somerville – Nails Creek State Park 5/19/18”

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,… Continue Reading “Greenbelt – 360 Trail Head 11/4/17”

Please Help Wildlife Rehabilitation NW Tucson Rebuild After a Devastating Fire

Originally posted on Sirena's Wanderings:
I am absolutely heartbroken. I hiked out of the Grand Canyon last week to find out that Wildlife Rehabilitation Northwest Tucson had a fire while I was away. Other volunteers have put together a fundraising effort to help…

Veteran Hiker ‘The Otter’ Missing

Originally posted on Serial Nomad:
Yesterday I was made aware that a fellow thru-hiker and dear friend from the Pacific Crest Trail in 2013 is currently missing. Steven Olshansky, better known as ‘The Otter’, was last seen on November 14, 2015, being dropped off…

Blast Off

So I’ve decided to start a blog to get a digital record of our hiking adventures.  I’ve been keeping my hiking log on paper, but will now transcribe them here, along with pictures.  I’m not looking for followers necessarily, but really I just want… Continue Reading “Blast Off”