Summer Adventure : Old Park, New Trail, New Companions

#26 of my 2022 52 Hike Challenge Trail/Park: Wheaton Lake Loop, Lebanon Hills Regional Park This hike took place on the traditional territory of the Očhéthi Šakówiŋ and Wahpekute. I respect the histories, languages and cultures of these peoples, whose presence continues to enrich our vibrant and changing communities. Join me in learning more about the tribes … Continue reading Summer Adventure : Old Park, New Trail, New Companions

Summer Adventure : A Rainy Indiana Hike

#22hike of my 2022 52 Hike Challenge Trail/Park: Mason Ridge, Low Gap Trail, Rock Shelter Loop and Tecumseh Trail, Morgan-Monroe State Forest, Martinsville, IN This hike took place on the traditional territory of the Myaamia, Kaskaskia, and Kiikaapoi (Kickapoo). I respect the histories, languages and cultures of these peoples, whose presence continues to enrich our vibrant and … Continue reading Summer Adventure : A Rainy Indiana Hike

Summer Adventure : Rock Cut State Park

#25hike of my 2022 52 Hike Challenge Trail/Park: Pierce Lake Loop, Rock Cut State Park, Loves Park IL This hike took place on the traditional territory of the Peoria, oθaakiiwaki‧hina‧ki (Sauk) & Meškwahki·aša·hina (Fox), Bodwéwadmi (Potawatomi), Myaamia, Očhéthi Šakówiŋ, Hoocąk (Ho-Chunk), Kiikaapoi (Kickapoo). I respect the histories, languages and cultures of these peoples, whose presence continues to enrich our … Continue reading Summer Adventure : Rock Cut State Park

Wisconsin : Devil’s Lake & A Stable Stay

#18hike of my 2022 52 Hike Challenge Trail/Park: Tumbled Rock Trail, Devil's Lake State Park, Baraboo, WI Camping: Hipcamp at Breakaway Stables, Mount Horeb, Wisconsin This hike and camping took place on the traditional territory of the Kiikaapoi (Kickapoo), Peoria, Sauk and Meskwaki, Myaamia, Hoocąk (Ho-Chunk), and Očhéthi Šakówiŋ. I respect the histories, languages and cultures of these peoples, whose presence continues to … Continue reading Wisconsin : Devil’s Lake & A Stable Stay

Winter Adventures : Ahead of the Big Storm

#4 of my 2022 52 Hike Challenge Trail/Park: Lake Maria State Park, Monticello, MN This hike took place on the traditional territory of the Wahpekute and Očhéthi Šakówiŋ. I respect the histories, languages and cultures of these peoples, whose presence continues to enrich our vibrant and changing communities. To learn more about the tribes and … Continue reading Winter Adventures : Ahead of the Big Storm