Winter Hiking Adventures : Be Prepared

In need of a winter adventure I had made arrangements to take a couple days off from work for a trip to northern Minnesota to do some hiking, snowshoeing and camping. With the potential of a winter storm looming all week, I watched the weather predictions to be sure I wouldn't be taking unnecessary risk … Continue reading Winter Hiking Adventures : Be Prepared

A Deeper Commitment to Leave No Trace

#50 of my 52 Hike Challenge Trail/Park: Sterns Scout Camp, South Haven, MN I want to acknowledge this hike took place on the traditional territory of the Wahpekute and Očhéthi Šakówiŋ. Trash Collected: Only my own garbage. This weekend was held at a Scout camp and the expectations are pretty high for cleaning up after … Continue reading A Deeper Commitment to Leave No Trace

Road Trippin’ : Day Nine

#45 and #46 hikes of my 52 Hike Challenge Trails/Parks: Forstville/Mystery Cave State Park and Beaver Creek Valley State Park I want to acknowledge these hikes took place on the traditional territory of the Sauk and Meskwaki, Wahpeton, and Očhéthi Šakówiŋ. Trash Collected: .3 pounds Forestville / Mystery Cave State Park #45hike of my 52 … Continue reading Road Trippin’ : Day Nine

Road Trippin’ : Day Eight

Road Trippin' : Day Nine #43 and #44 hikes of my 52 Hike Challenge Trails/Parks: Myer-Big Island State Park and Lake Louise State Park I want to acknowledge these hikes took place on the traditional territory of the Wahpekute, Wahpeton and Očhéthi Šakówiŋ. Trash Collected: .3 pounds Myre-Big Island State Park #43hike of my 52 … Continue reading Road Trippin’ : Day Eight

Road Trippin’ : Day Seven

#41 and #42 hikes of my 52 Hike Challenge Trails/Parks: Flandrau State Park and Minneopa State Park I want to acknowledge these hikes took place on the traditional territory of the Wahpekute, Wahpeton and Očhéthi Šakówiŋ. Trash Collected: 0.1 pounds Flandrau State Park #41hike of my 52 Hike Challenge In my planning for this trip, … Continue reading Road Trippin’ : Day Seven