HikeUnited21 : A Month of Trails

#25 of my 52 Hike Challenge Trail/Park: Elouise Butler Wildflower Garden and Quaking Bog Trail, Theodore Wirth Regional Park I want to acknowledge this hike took place on the traditional territory of the Wahpekute and Očhéthi Šakówiŋ. To learn more about the tribes and these lands, please follow the links provided. Trash Collected: 0.2 pounds … Continue reading HikeUnited21 : A Month of Trails

Wild Flowers and Bogs, Oh My!

#15 of my 52 Hike Challenge Trail/Park: Elouise Butler Wildflower Garden, Quaking Bog and Trails of Theodore Wirth Regional Park I want to acknowledge this hike took place on the traditional territory of the Wahpekute and Očhéthi Šakówiŋ. To learn more about the tribes and these lands, please follow the links provided. Ok. So maybe my … Continue reading Wild Flowers and Bogs, Oh My!

Exploration, Service, Perspectives

#hike26 & #hike27 of my 52 Hike Challenge Trail/Park: Coldwater Spring / Mini Owe Sni, Minnehaha Trail and Fort Snelling State Park I want to acknowledge these hikes and volunteering took place on the traditional territory of the Wahpekute, Anishinabewaki ᐊᓂᔑᓈᐯᐗᑭ, and Očeti Šakówiŋ (Sioux). Trash Collected: 1.2 pounds, 0.8 pounds Exploration These past few … Continue reading Exploration, Service, Perspectives

Latest Hikes Look Back

Where exactly did that time go? It's December and the past month or so has sped by bringing with it the cold and snow of a Minnesota winter. My gear includes more layers and I've even broken out the snowshoes for the first trip on the trails. It's also brought a need to take a … Continue reading Latest Hikes Look Back