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Harrison Lake

With a failed expedition over Mount Seymour to Elsay Lake, our back up plan involved heading to the tranquil and stunning Harrison Lake. Camp was made on the beach where we could sit back, enjoy the sun and watch the storm clouds form over the West Coast Mountain Range.


Why Garden of the Gods is Our Home

Yeah, turns out Illinois is actually really beautiful. If you ever get the chance to visit Shawnee National Forest in southern Illinois, the Garden of the Gods is a must-see. 167 more words


West Essex Trail - Verona and Cedar Grove, NJ

β€œIs that the trail up ahead?” I ask the two bikers – likely a dad and kid – coming out of the woods on Fairview Avenue in Verona, NJ. 1,287 more words


Ben Nevis - Day 3 - The spare day back to the Station!

Day 3 was a spare day and one borne out of necessity due to the infrequent trains to the area.

My main concern was getting the railway station on time. 1,332 more words


Trekking the National Parks: Zion (Part 1 of 2)

Hello readers! First of all, I apologize for not posting this on Friday, when I said I would. After an unexpectedly busy weekend, I’m fully ready to launch in to the Desert Edition of our National Parks blog posts! 1,287 more words


Galavanting Around Glacier

I am in Glacier National Park. Cedar trees surround me and 9,000 foot peaks formed by millennia worth of glacial activity tower above me. I sit at the picnic table at the hiker biker campsite, arguing about computers with a fellow biker named Alan. 1,006 more words



7/20 Maine!
Today I finally hit Maine. It was cloudy this morning with a slight sprinkle and a breeze at higher elevation. After a few hours of hiking I hit the Maine border. 179 more words