Tag: Austin Texas

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… Continue Reading “River Place Nature Trail 12/5/15”

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… Continue Reading “Western Oaks Trail, Dick Nichols Park 9/19/15”

McKinney Roughs 8/29/15

  Saturday, August 29, 2015   Hike: McKinney Roughs Nature Park, Wyldwood, TX Weather: clear, sunny, warm Hikers: Ian, Court, Biff Length: 5.45 miles   I finally got my backpacking backpack (Osprey Exos 58) and today was the first test run.  I loaded it… Continue Reading “McKinney Roughs 8/29/15”

Violet Crown Trail – Phase One 8/7/15

  Friday, August 7, 2015   Hike: Violet Crown Trail – Phase One (Barton Creek Greenbelt), Austin, TX Weather: high 80s, warm, clear Hikers: Ian Length: 5.14 miles   Ok, so this is really just the regular Greenbelt that I’ve done a dozen times,… Continue Reading “Violet Crown Trail – Phase One 8/7/15”

Wild Basin 8/1/15

  Saturday, August 1, 2015   Hike: Wild Basin, Austin, TX Weather: warm, low 80s, clear Hikers: Ian, Court Length: 1.86 miles   We hit the trail early this morning to try and beat the heat, but the heat came on early anyway.  This… Continue Reading “Wild Basin 8/1/15”

Hamilton Greenbelt – Lakeway 7/10/15

Friday, July 10, 2015 Hike: Hamilton Greenbelt – Lakeway, TX Weather: HOT, mid 90s, sunny Hikers: Ian, Court, Biff Length: 3.57 miles Just when I think we have exhausted all the hiking trails around Austin, we seem to keep finding new options.  Courtney found… Continue Reading “Hamilton Greenbelt – Lakeway 7/10/15”

Onion Creek Trail – McKinney Falls State Park 7/4/15

  Saturday, July 4, 2015   Hike: Onion Creek Trail – McKinney Falls St Park, Austin, TX Weather: warm, humid, low 90s, mostly sunny Hikers: Ian, Court, Biff Length: 3.96 miles   For the Fourth of July we got out to McKinney Falls around… Continue Reading “Onion Creek Trail – McKinney Falls State Park 7/4/15”

Panther Trail/Canyon Trail – River Place 6/26/15

  Friday, June 26th, 2015   Hike: Panther Trail to Canyon Trail including Little Fern Trail, River Place, Austin, TX Weather: HUMID, warm, clear skies, upper 80s/low 90s Hikers: Ian, Court Length: 6.78 miles   I had heard about this trail a while back,… Continue Reading “Panther Trail/Canyon Trail – River Place 6/26/15”

Wild Basin 6/20/15

  Saturday, June 20th, 2015   Hike: Wild Basin, Austin, TX Weather: HUMID, overcast, mid 70s Hikers: Ian Length: 3.18 miles   Court had gone up to Waco the evening before to visit her PA girls, so I was on my own on this… Continue Reading “Wild Basin 6/20/15”

Pedernales Falls State Park Overnight – 6/2 – 6/3/15

Tuesday and Wednesday, June 2-3, 2015 Hike: Pedernales Falls State Park – Various Trails, near Johnson City, TX Weather: clear overnight, warm – hot and sunny the next day Hikers: Ian, Court, Biff Length: roughly 6 miles total Courtney decided for my birthday we… Continue Reading “Pedernales Falls State Park Overnight – 6/2 – 6/3/15”