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

Choosing to Stay Home

As I sit here considering all the posts I had planned for this month and beyond - gear reviews, trail reviews, my camper van adventure to the southwest U.S. - those things all seem a bit trite. I know I will get back to them, but for now I'm carefully considering the words I want … Continue reading Choosing to Stay Home

Hike with Your Galentine

#7hike of my 52 Hike Challenge Adventure Series: Hike with a Waterfall Trail/Park: Trillium, Deadman's, Wolf Creek, High Bluff and Quarry Loop Trails, Banning State Park , MN One of the best gifts I've ever given myself is the gift of membership in Women Who Hike (WWH). I may have started my hiking life with … Continue reading Hike with Your Galentine

Solo Hiker? Not really.

Traveling solo as a woman gets all kinds of scrutiny. A blog post by Dame Traveler got me thinking about my own solo travel. I've done my fair share of it. A day in Bogota, Columbia here, a day in Denver, Colorado there. Wandering the streets of Dublin. Walking in my own neighborhood at all … Continue reading Solo Hiker? Not really.