Favorite Hikes

Santa Elena Canyon Best Day Hike Big Bend

Best Short Hikes Big Bend National Park

I want to tell you about the best short hikes Big Bend has to offer, because the hiking there is simply amazing. And since we went in the middle of the summer when temperatures were soaring,…

Ohio's Hocking Hills State Park Winter Hike

Hocking Hills Winter Hike

One of my favorite winter traditions is the Hocking Hills Winter Hike at Hocking Hills State Park in Ohio. And the 51st annual Hocking Hills Winter hike in the woods is coming up on Saturday, January 16th….

Clifty Falls State Park Cave

Hiking in Clifty Falls State Park

The weather was sunny and beautiful, I had a rare day off work with nothing on my calendar, and I needed to do a long training run, so I got the kids off to school and…

Joshua Tree National Park

Best Day Hikes Joshua Tree National Park

While some National Parks receive so much attention that you know you are going to be wowed during a visit, I had no idea how much I would love Joshua Tree National Park. Visiting during our…

Climbing Mt. Washington

Climbing Mt. Washington

Total Miles: 9.6Trails Hiked:    Climbing: Ammonoosuc Ravine Trail to Crawford Path           Descending: Jewell TrailElevation Gain: 3,800 feetDate: August, 2013Trail Head: Base Road Parking Lot just before Cog Railway Parking.  National Forest Service Pass required- available at…