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January 21, 2017: Weeks Woods

Though Saturday was a beautiful day, it was unseasonably warm (at or near 50 degrees F), which meant the melting snow had turned wet, mushy and sticky. 280 more words


Yes, we get snow in Arizona, and it’s spectacular

“I had no idea Arizona got any snow!” – It’s a comment I see often when I post snowy photos on Instagram.

And yes, it can be confusing. 700 more words


January 16, 2017: Klem-Mack Loop

Since I had the day off work today, and it was a beautiful sunny day, I headed out for a hike with my friend, Cat. Since she has permission from the landowner, we used a closed (that is, private) trail out to Round Pond to hike the loop around Mt. 213 more words


January 15, 2017: Waukewan Highlands

I can’t remember when it last snowed. Probably more than a week ago? We’ve had some unusually warm days recently, combined with rain, followed by some very cold days, when the remaining rainwater and anything that had melted just refroze. 1,106 more words


Why You Should Visit Your Favorite Summer Spots in Winter

Winter has never been my favorite time of year. I mean, I love Christmas. And snow. And I’m a ski bunny. But, I also get incredibly cagey and can’t stand being cooped indoors, so winter has never been my friend. 324 more words

December 26, 2016: Mt. Rowe Snowshoe

With two days remaining of my long weekend, and after Friday’s fun in the snow, I decided to head out to Mt. Rowe for a nice wintry view of Gunstock. 627 more words