Category: US

Mt. Rainier NP – Paradise – Skyline Trail to Panorama Point 6/27/18

  Wednesday, June 27, 2018   Mt. Rainier NP – Paradise – Skyline Trail to Panorama Point Clear, cool, perfect Ian and Court 3.5 miles   Court had a conference in Seattle and I got to tag along, so the first day we rented…

Hot Springs National Park and Ouchita National Forest – Arkansas 5/27/18

  Sunday, May 27th, 2018   Driving through Arkansas with stops at Hollis CCC Camp and Hot Springs National Park   Not much hiking today, but some interesting sights for sure. We headed out of Fayetteville, through the Ozarks and Ouchita National Forest on…

Lake Fort Smith State Park – Ozark Highlands Trail – Arkansas 5/26/18

  Saturday, May 26th, 2018   Lake Fort Smith State Park – Ozark Highlands Trail – near Fort Smith, AR sunny, clear, hot, low 90s Ian, Court, Biff, Finn 1.8 miles     We reached Lake Fort Smith State Park in the early afternoon…

Devil’s Den State Park – Arkansas 5/26/18

  Saturday, May 26, 2018   Devil’s Den State Park – various trails – near Fayetteville, AR Warm, sunny, clear, mid 80s Ian, Court, Biff, Finn   We had quite the adventure this Memorial Day Weekend.  The original plan was to go camp on…

Pacific Crest Trail Southern Terminus – Campo, CA 6/1/17

  Thursday, June 1, 2017   Pacific Crest Trail Southern Terminus – Campo, CA Mile 0 – Mile 3.0 (6 miles round trip) Ian solo Clear, sunny, mid 70s     Today was a big day and I’m betting this blog entry will be…

Cub Lake Loop – Rocky Mountain National Park 5/7/17

  Sunday, May 7, 2017   Hike: Cub Lake Loop – Rocky Mountain National Park, CO Weather: cool, mid 60s, overcast Hikers: Ian, Court Length: 6.2 miles   This was my first time to Rocky Mountain National Park, though Court had gone when she…

Neel’s Gap and Mountain Crossings Store – Georgia AT 10/23/16

  Sunday, October 23, 2016   Hike: Neel’s Gap (Neel Gap?) – Southern AT – near Dahlonega, GA Weather: cool, sunny, mid 60s Hikers: Ian, Court, Isaac, MB, Baby Grace Length: 1 mile   The main highlight here was actually the Mountain Crossings Store…

AT Southern Terminus and Benton MacKaye Trail 10/21/16

  Friday, October 21, 2016   Hike: Appalachian Trail Southern Terminus and Benton MacKaye Trail, near Dahlonega, GA Weather: windy, misty, cold, mid 50s Hikers: Ian, Court, Isaac Length: 5.13 miles   This was my second hike on the AT in the last couple…

Wuksachi Lodge Trail/Twin Lakes Trail Overnight – Sequoia NP – California 9/3/16 – 9/4/16

  Saturday and Sunday, September 3-4, 2016   Wuksachi Lodge Trail/Twin Lakes Trail Overnight – Sequoia NP – California ~18 miles   This was the big hike for this trip.  I sent in my wilderness permit application on the first day I was able,…

General Sherman Tree Trail – Sequoia National Park – California 9/2/16

Friday, September 2, 2016   General Sherman Tree Trail – Sequoia National Park – California Length: .5 mile   Court and I flew out to California for Labor Day Weekend and stopped for a night in Monterey to check out the coast and the…

Race Brook Falls Trail to Summit of Mt. Everett via The AT – 7/28/16

  Wednesday, July 28, 2016   Hike: Race Brook Falls Trail to Summit of Mt. Everett via The Appalachian Trail – near Sheffield, MA Weather: partly cloudy, warm, but comfortable Hikers: Ian, Court, Doc, PJ Length: 7.1 miles   This was the main hike…

Bash Bish Falls, Mt. Washington, MA 7/26/16

  Tuesday, July 26, 2016   Hike: Bash Bish Falls Trail, Mt. Washington, MA Weather: calm, sunny, warm, low 80s Hikers: Ian, Court, Jack, PJ, Doc, Susan Length: 1.5 miles   We hiked this short trail just about 15 minutes from where we stayed…