New Trails : Getting to the Bottoms

#24 of my 2022 52 Hike Challenge Trail/Park: Railroad Bed Trail, Zumbro Bottoms West Assembly Unit, Richard J. Dorer Memorial Hardwood State Forest This hike took place on the traditional territory of the Očhéthi Šakówiŋ and Wahpeton. I respect the histories, languages and cultures of these peoples, whose presence continues to enrich our vibrant and changing … Continue reading New Trails : Getting to the Bottoms

Summer Adventure : Exploring in the Kettle

#25 of my 2022 52 Hike Challenge Trail/Park: Parnell Tower and Spruce Lake Bog, Kettle Moraine State Forest Northern Unit This hike took place on the traditional territory of the Bodwéwadmi (Potawatomi), Myaamia, Očhéthi Šakówiŋ, Oma͞eqnomenew-ahkew (Menominee), and Hoocąk (Ho-Chunk). I respect the histories, languages and cultures of these peoples, whose presence continues to enrich our vibrant and … Continue reading Summer Adventure : Exploring in the Kettle

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

Summer Adventures: Return Visit

#20 hike of my 52 Hike Challenge Trail/Park: Steinke Basin Loop and Johnson Moraine Trails, Devil's Lake State Park, Baraboo, WI This hike took place on the traditional territory of the Sauk and Meskwaki, Myaamia, Hoocąk (Ho-Chunk) and Očhéthi Šakówiŋ. I respect the histories, languages and cultures of these peoples, whose presence continues to enrich our vibrant and … Continue reading Summer Adventures: Return Visit

Winter Camping : Navigating the Weekend

#7 & #8 of my 2022 52 Hike Challenge Trail/Park: Afton State Park, Hastings, 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 … Continue reading Winter Camping : Navigating the Weekend