I know that I’ve been tempted – the trail is marked “off limits” or “closed” BUT I want to hike there. I can see that there is an amazing vista just at the top or want to see what is behind that bend. But those signs are there for a reason. As a member of […]
Archives for September 2018
“One foot in front of the other….”
“Just remember, one foot in front of the other, when you are really suffering at the end of the day, just remember, one foot in front of the other. Push through the pain.” Doug MacPhail. Doug, 65, has hiked the Rachel Carson Trails Conservancy Challenge event – roughly 35 some odd miles in one day […]
What’s in your pack?
On a shorter hike (5 miles or less), Paul and I usually just carry a bottle of water or two and maybe a small snack. On longer hikes, we bring more – usually the full hydration pack (which I think is a must for almost any hike over 5 miles), trail snacks (more about […]
Hiking with Grandchildren
3 reasons to get on trail with grandparents This is a great resource and the information pertains to hiking with children as well.
Play in the mud
We were all told as children to stay out of the mud. Wash your hands. Take off those dirty shoes before you get the carpet (floor) dirty. But, you know what? As adults, we need to remember to play in the mud. To have some fun. To have some adventures. I think it is particularly […]