Road Trippin’ : Day Six

#39 and #40 hikes of my 52 Hike Challenge Trails/Parks: Kilen Woods State Park and Fort Ridgely State Park I want to acknowledge these hikes took place on the traditional territory of the Wahpekute, Yankton and Očhéthi Šakówiŋ. Trash Collected: 0.2 pounds Kilen Woods State Park #39hike of my 52 Hike Challenge I had been looking … Continue reading Road Trippin’ : Day Six

Road Trippin’ : Day Three

#33 and #34 hikes of my 52 Hike Challenge Trails/Parks: Big Stone Lake State Park and Lac qui Parle State Park I want to acknowledge these hikes took place on the traditional territory of Yanktonai, Očeti Šakówiŋ, and Wahpekute. Trash Collected: 0.2 pounds Big Stone Lake State Park #33hike of my 52 Hike Challenge Sitting … Continue reading Road Trippin’ : Day Three

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

Road Trippin’ : Day One

#29 and #30 hikes of my 52 Hike Challenge Trails/Parks: Greenleaf Lake State Recreation Area and Sibley State Park I want to acknowledge these hikes took place on the traditional territory of the Wahpekute and Očeti Šakówiŋ. Greenleaf Lake State Recreation Area #29 of my 52 Hike Challenge Located about an hour and a half … Continue reading Road Trippin’ : Day One

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