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Hiking 40 For My 40th · 3W ago

Them's da Breaks

Literally.A couple of Sundays ago (May 21st specifically), I was on my merry way to the loo at 1:30am when my little toe made a sudden and painful contact with a very thick heavy wooden step...
Hiking 40 For My 40th · 1M ago

Finally Finished

The last weekend in April, we ladies set off to backpack a section of the Maryland Appalachian Trail.  For one of us it was a repeat section, for another it was a first time ever backpacking...
Hiking 40 For My 40th · 2M ago

Easter Hike Looking for Sascrotch

Over Easter weekend, my family and I went on a 3 mile hike out at the Strawberry Hill Nature Preserve.  This has become one of our favorite spots to go for a relaxing hike and it doesn't hur...
Hiking 40 For My 40th · 2M 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 · 2M 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 · 3M 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 · 3M 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 · 3M 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 · 3M 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 · 4M 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...