Tag: Austin Texas

McKinney Roughs – 2/11/17

  Saturday, February 11, 2017   McKinney Roughs Nature Park near Wyldwood, TX Clear, cool, mid 70s Ian, Court, Biff, Cray 3.9 miles   We are keeping the in-law’s lab, Cray, for a couple of weeks while they are in Patagonia (jealous) and we…

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…

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…

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…

Bauerle Ranch Park 3/19/16

  Saturday, March 19, 2016   Hike: Bauerle Ranch Park, Austin, TX Weather: mid 60s, sunny, clear Hikers: Ian and Biff Length: 5.77 miles   I found a new hike I wanted to try down in South Austin.  I’ve taken to just cruising around…

Onion Creek Greenbelt 3/5/16

  Saturday, March 5, 2016   Onion Creek Greenbelt, Austin, TX About 5 miles   This was a new hike for us in the Austin area.  We’ve hit most trails in and around Travis County at least once, but there are a few down…

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…

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…

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…

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…