Let’s Go Back to the Isle: Day Eight

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. It's early again as I come awake to the same sound from the morning before. The slow sloshing sound that I now know is … Continue reading Let’s Go Back to the Isle: Day Eight

Let’s Go Back to the Isle: Day Four

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. What a difference a sunny day can make. I had slept in a bit later than I'd intended, but with about 8 miles to … Continue reading Let’s Go Back to the Isle: Day Four

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

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.