Road Trippin’ : Day Two

#31 and #32 hikes of my 52 Hike Challenge Trails/Parks: Monson Lake State Park and Glacial Lakes State Park Trash Collected: 0.5 pounds I want to acknowledge these hikes took place on the traditional territory of the Mdewakanton, Wahpekute and Očeti Šakówiŋ. Monson Lake State Park #31hike of my 52 Hike Challenge Trash Collected: .5 … Continue reading Road Trippin’ : Day Two

Recreate Responsibly : Prepping for Minimal Contact

Packing for a longer road trip takes into consideration all the possible camping scenarios. [Image: A gear shot of the back of Ruth's car, included gear are a blue and white cooler, tan Granite Gear backpack, 5 gallon water jug, bear valult, tent and other items underneath a brightly stripped towel.] A Socially Distanced Plan … Continue reading Recreate Responsibly : Prepping for Minimal Contact

Recreating Responsibly : Road Tripping Reflection

Let's face it, it's hard to keep a hiker from their next adventure. We pour over maps, pick our trails, make our plans and lists and then review everything again and again. It's the fuel to our proverbial fires. As a hiker I care deeply about the lands and communities that I travel through when … Continue reading Recreating Responsibly : Road Tripping Reflection

I Went Camping Last Night

I did. Before you get all uppity, I did it right outside my back door. In my back yard. Women Who Hike is hosting a weekend of Stay at Home camping. I'd done an indoor camp at home a week ago, but it wasn't quite the same. This time I talked myself into setting up … Continue reading I Went Camping Last Night