Blueberry, Waterfall Loop, White Birches, Rock Angels Quad, Gene’s, After Five, Stonehenge, Conglomerate, & Bruised Ego Trails
This morning I woke up early to do a solo loop in the park before the crowds and heat hit in full force (and while the family was still sleeping). Beehive This was a pretty intense start to the loop. The first 0.6 miles took me an hour. It was
Today, I finished my work day from the trailhead so as soon as I was done I could hit the trail and maximize daylight. The timing worked great, since I emerged at the end just before a headlamp was needed. The highlight today was running into the biggest black bear
There was supposed to be a thunderstorm coming through the region, but I had a new pair of hiking boots I wanted to try and out start breaking in. I opted to run up to Cherry Valley National Wildlife Refuge for a quick hike after work before the storms arrived.