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A Brief Hike At Cedar Ridge Nature Preserve In Infrared

Yesterday we went for a brief hike (the sun and 100 degree weather were harsh) at Cedar Ridge Nature Preserve in the southern part of Dallas. 229 more words


Alum Cave Trail to LeConte Lodge

New Miles: 5.5

Total Miles Hiked: 11

Overall Progress: 87.9 out of 900 miles

August 27, 2014

What an amazing day! I didn’t realize that so much of the Smokies paralleled that of the White Mountains in New Hampshire.

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Salmon River Falls Day Hike.

A few days ago, my mother and I went to go visit old family friends and neighbors where I grew up in Oswego County. While contemplating what else we can do to occupy time up there, we decided that a visit to the Salmon River Falls would be a good idea, and satisfy my ever-growing need for nostalgia. 925 more words



When I stand on the peak of a mountaintop I look out over the land. Clouds suspended high above me and the green hills rolling below. 48 more words


Hiking Mt. Massive

This weekend I tackled Colorado’s second tallest peak, Mt. Massive at 14,421 ft, in the Sawatch Range. Our hiking crew spent the night camping near Dillon, Colorado to reduce┬áthe morning drive time to the trailhead near Leadville. 697 more words

The Writer

Sugarloaf-Keyser Run Fire Road - Hogback Mountain Lariat

Our final hike of the week was farther up on Skyland Drive, just off of mile 21. This hike starts on the Sugarloaf trail. The forest is newer here, with fewer trees and more bushes, such as rhodendeandrum. 221 more words

Wannahike's Jots On Jaunts

President Hoover's Rapidan Camp

On Thursday, August 7, Karen and I took on the 7.4 mile trek identified in Hiking Shenandoah National Park as “Rapidan Camp–Laurel Prong–Hazeltop Loop.” The 2.1 jaunt down the gentle descent of the Mill Prong Trail to Rapidan Camp, Herbert Hoover’s old retreat, was really quite easy. 190 more words

Oldwalkingstick's Jots On Jaunts