Gear in Review: Oboz Bridger 7″ BDry Insulated Winter Boots

Even though the weather outside is making quick work of making us all think winter is over, I know better. So while a winter boot review might seem silly when it feels like spring outside, I'm diving in here anyway. Anyone who knows Minnesota winters knows that they can be a challenge to keep warm. … Continue reading Gear in Review: Oboz Bridger 7″ BDry Insulated Winter Boots

Getting to Know A River

#5hike, #6hike, #8hike, #9hike and #10hike of my 52 Hike Challenge Trails/Parks:#5 Pike Island Trail, Fort Snelling State Park#6 Long Meadow Unit, Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge#8 Long Meadow Unit, Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge#9 Snelling Lake and Pike Island Trail, Fort Snelling State Park#10 Long Meadow Unit, Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge I've been … Continue reading Getting to Know A River

Holiday Hike : Ugliest Sweaters & Beautiful Trails

#60hike of my 52 Hike Challenge Trail/Park: Theodore Wirth Regional Park, MN I am the luckiest lady. Really I am. Every time I get to hike with the ladies of the Minnesota chapter of Women Who Hike I'm reminded of all I've learned from other hikers. Having the trust and support of this growing group … Continue reading Holiday Hike : Ugliest Sweaters & Beautiful Trails

Latest Hikes Look Back

Where exactly did that time go? It's December and the past month or so has sped by bringing with it the cold and snow of a Minnesota winter. My gear includes more layers and I've even broken out the snowshoes for the first trip on the trails. It's also brought a need to take a … Continue reading Latest Hikes Look Back