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
Today’s adventure took us to Buttermilk Falls, and included a loop around both Crater Lake and Hemlock Lake. The road to Buttermilk Falls is closed now, so it adds another 1.5 miles each way to the trip from where you have to park. The falls are quite beautiful, providing a
Today I picked up a new hiking partner from Lafayette College for an early hiking morning trip. We beat the crowds for an enjoyable hike up Mt Tammany, and the skies cleared up just enough for some terrific views. The coolness and the breeze made for a quick recovery at
My lunch hike (literally ate my lunch on the hike to maximize my time) was the Perimeter Trail Around the reservoir. I met a few folks along the way looking for some help and recommendations. I always enjoy sharing what I’ve learned about local trails. Working from the trail head
After work, I was able to hit up the remaining trails at Merrill Creek Reservoir in one giant loop.