History and Beauty : Road Tripping Again

#16 of my 52 Hike Challenge Trail/Park: Hiking Club Trail, Charles A. Lindbergh State Park I want to acknowledge this hike took place on the traditional territory of the Mdewakanton, Anishinabewaki ᐊᓂᔑᓈᐯᐗᑭ and Očhéthi Šakówiŋ. To learn more about the tribes and these lands, please follow the links provided. Sometimes an adventure drops in your lap … Continue reading History and Beauty : Road Tripping Again

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

Recreating Responsibly : Road Tripping Reflection

Let's face it, it's hard to keep a hiker from their next adventure. We pour over maps, pick our trails, make our plans and lists and then review everything again and again. It's the fuel to our proverbial fires. As a hiker I care deeply about the lands and communities that I travel through when … Continue reading Recreating Responsibly : Road Tripping Reflection