Tags » Hiking

A Wander In Hawaii Turns Up Ancient Rock Shelters

The dry wash described below lets out into this small cove on the lee side of the point.

“Where you off to?” she asked.

“I saw a big crack in the Earth just down the road that looks like it needs to be explored,” I said. 1,272 more words



Lately we’ve been exploring our neighborhood – we realized that there’s a lot more bunnies than we initially thought. We’ve also been working on our bird id skills – Beans is great at noticing new ones. 85 more words


Hiker of the Week: TimH aka @t_jh2009

Greetings everyone,

Some might say that I’m a just an old guy who still enjoys traveling & spending time outdoors despite my relatively recent mobility issues. 261 more words


To Be Continued . . . John Muir Trail, 6.27.-7.1.16

Not all plans end up the way you planned them.  This is especially true in long distance hiking where one or several things can change even the most carefully researched and crafted plans.   1,121 more words


Camping in Southern Colorado

Aubree and I just came back from an awesome camping trip in Colorado to celebrate the end of summer. It was a short trip, but very fulfilling. 1,161 more words


"Classic story revised: lichens are fungus + algae + yeast (another fungus)"

I have been a fan of the lowly lichens for some time but have found studying them in any detail quite daunting. Now it turns out that even the expert lichenologists have been stumped, according to a new paper just published in… 204 more words


What I Learned from My First Trail Race

Happy Monday! For some of us, it’s back to the grind. I spent the weekend in New Hampshire with my family, including my brother and cousin whom I hadn’t seen in awhile. 839 more words