Category: Spring

Hiking into the green growth of springtime!

The Appalachian Trail: Springer Mountain Shelter to Hawk Mountain Shelter

Follow the Adventure: Day 1: Amicalola Falls to Springer Mt. Shelter – Approximately 9 Miles (from parked car). Day 2: Springer Mountain Shelter to Hawk Mountain Shelter – Approximately 8 Miles. AT Miles: 8 March 25th 2019 This was the morning of my 30th…

The Appalachian Trail: Amicalola Falls to Springer Mountain Shelter

Follow the Adventure: Day 1: Amicalola Falls to Springer Mt. Shelter – Approximately 9 Miles (from parked car). Day 2: Springer Mountain Shelter to Hawk Mountain Shelter – Approximately 8 Miles AT Miles: 0.2 March 24th 2019. This was the first day of our…

Downed Bridges and Trail Names

At the end of 2018, my father and I made plans to hike the GA portion of the Appalachian Trail to celebrate my 30th Birthday (March 2019). Since I now live in central Tennessee, I thought I’d use one of the closer rugged trails…

Dante’s Loop at Purgatory Creek

Purgatory Creek is a lengthy set of out and back trails located in San Marcos, Texas that is easily accessible and offers a variety of trail types depending on what you’re looking for. Dante’s Loop is a 7.9 mile trail within the 463-acre Purgatory…

Panther Canyon Nature Trail

Panther Canyon is a short 1.7 mile out and back trail located in New Braunfels, Tx and is accessible via Landa Park. The trail offers a few water features in the park that are flowing year round and a seasonal creek that flows next…

Government Canyon: Back Country and Nature Reserve

For the last month I’ve been itching to get my pack back on and put in some good miles. My wife Britni and I have both been putting in 60 hour work weeks for nearly the last two months. I’ve been listening to all…

DePauw Nature Park

After last weekend on the AT in Tennessee, we had an easy Sunday hike planned out in advance  since we knew we would probably be a little sore and tired from the Smokys. DePauw is a nice set of loop trails right off a…

Appalachian Trail: A Brief Adventure in the Great Smokys

The Appalachian Trail, a thru hike of the granddaddy trail has been something that my father and I have talked about doing since I was a kid. So when we started hiking seriously at the beginning of the year making a weekend trip to…

Sycamore Loop Trail

This was the first hike of the year where things were really starting to green over and a lot of the plants and flowers in the woods were in bloom. I love winter hiking, but I’m really glad the cold weather is seeing its…

Westwood Park

The more often I get out and hike the more I really start to realize how much natural beauty is all around us, things that we take for granted in our day to day lives and just don’t see. Spending that quality time for…

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