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February 5, 2017: Gunstock Mountain

I needed something more than just a little walk in the woods today, but nothing too long, since I was getting a late start and still had laundry and nacho prep to do at home this afternoon. 384 more words

Belknap Range

January 29, 2017: Mt. Rowe

Today’s hike was a fast (for me) five miles on Mt. Rowe. It was sunny and in the mid-30’s, and not too windy – great weather conditions for a hike. 238 more words

Belknap Range

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