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

A View From White Sky Rock

#49 of my 52 Hike Challenge Trail/Park: White Sky Rock Trail, Superior Hiking Trail I want to acknowledge this hike took place on the traditional territory of the Anishinabewaki ᐊᓂᔑᓈᐯᐗᑭ. Trash Collected: .2 pounds It's been an interesting year of hiking. Most of it has been solo thanks to the global pandemic raging across the … Continue reading A View From White Sky Rock

Finding My Sliver of the North

#48 of my 52 Hike Challenge Trail/Park: NorPine Ski Trail (Hall Road to Spruce Creek) I want to acknowledge this hike took place on the traditional territory of the Anishinabewaki ᐊᓂᔑᓈᐯᐗᑭ. Trash Collected: 0 pounds Each fall I have the blessing to spend a precious week on the North Shore of Minnesota at a little … Continue reading Finding My Sliver of the North

Road Trippin’ : Day Ten

#47 of my 52 Hike Challenge Trail/Park: Great River Bluffs 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: .1 pounds Every adventure eventually comes to an end of some kind. Waking up this particular morning I was filled with mixed … Continue reading Road Trippin’ : Day Ten