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Hiking 40 For My 40th · 2W ago

Christmas in March, Hiking the Hill and Mmmm Beer

This past weekend was all about the outdoors.  Saturday we headed to REI to spend a lot of money get some new stuff.  March is dividend time for REI members.  For those not in the know, if y...
Hiking 40 For My 40th · 2W ago

Hashawha Hike

I'm a little behind in my updates about hiking.  I've been so busy that I'm lucky I find time to get out at all.  About a week ago, my mom, husband and I managed to get in a quick hike at Ha...
Hiking 40 For My 40th · 1M ago

Happy Spring?

Just when I think I'm starting to get back into the regular hiking (and blogging) swing of things, Mother Nature decides to get a little witchy and throws 12+ inches of snow our way.  Last w...
Hiking 40 For My 40th · 1M ago

Missing Teen Possibly Headed to the AT

For those who might be out and about on the trail in Massachusetts area, please keep an eye out for this missing teen thought to be headedfor the Appalachian Trail.Please see flier and infor...
Hiking 40 For My 40th · 1M ago

Wanderlust

I'm not sure what it is- the super mild February weather, the hundreds starting their thru hikes or just my frustration from feeling like I'm stuck in a rut- but I'm dying for an adventure. ...
Hiking 40 For My 40th · 1M ago

Prepping and Planning

January 29th we all got together (my mom, husband, cousin, son and myself) at Catoctin Mountain Park to some hiking to prepare for the spring.  It was quite the blustery day and the temps we...
Hiking 40 For My 40th · 1M ago

Quick Hike at Hashawha

I'm really lucky to live in an area that offers so many hiking options within an hour;s drive time.  Locally, we have a place called the Hashawha Environmental Center.  It has a Nature Cente...
Hiking 40 For My 40th · 1M ago

First Day Hike

Me: I think we go this way Mom: How do you know? For the past few years, my mom and I have made sure to go out for a hike on New Year's Day.  There's a New Year's superstition that says what...
Hiking 40 For My 40th · 4M ago

On the Mend

It just occurred to me that I hadn't blogged about the hike we took back on October 9th.  We were supposed to do an overnight hike from Dahlgren Campground to the Ed Garvey Shelter and down ...
Hiking 40 For My 40th · 5M ago

Hikes and Haunts

This weekend, we headed out to enjoy the unseasonably warm temperatures and gorgeous weather.  Since Halloween was just around the corner, the decision was made to try to check out one of th...