I Went Camping Last Night

I did. Before you get all uppity, I did it right outside my back door. In my back yard. Women Who Hike is hosting a weekend of Stay at Home camping. I'd done an indoor camp at home a week ago, but it wasn't quite the same. This time I talked myself into setting up … Continue reading I Went Camping Last Night

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

Gear in Review: Tubbs Xplore 25 Snowshoe

It seems strange to think I’ve lived in Minnesota for nearly three quarters of my life and it’s only been in the last two winters that I’ve tried snowshoeing. For most of the many winters before, I considered myself a recreational cross country skier. But as hiking has drawn me further in, snowshoeing has been … Continue reading Gear in Review: Tubbs Xplore 25 Snowshoe

Let’s Go Back to the Isle: Day Seven

Trail/Park: Isle Royale National Park I want to acknowledge this hike took place on I want to acknowledge this hike took place on the traditional territory of the Métis and Anishinabewaki ᐊᓂᔑᓈᐯᐗᑭ. I know it's early. It has to be. But there is a canoe or kayak out there in the creek with the weirdest paddle … Continue reading Let’s Go Back to the Isle: Day Seven

Let’s Go Back to the Isle: Day Two

Trail/Park: Isle Royale National Park I want to acknowledge this hike took place on I want to acknowledge this hike took place on the traditional territory of the Métis and Anishinabewaki ᐊᓂᔑᓈᐯᐗᑭ. My alarm goes off. It's still dark and rainy outside. I need to go to the bathroom. I head for the relative warmth of … Continue reading Let’s Go Back to the Isle: Day Two