A week ago the sun was shining with temperatures still a bit chilly but great for a day hike. We chose this trail in the Morgan-Monroe State Forest. Normally this place is lightly attended but on this particular day attendance was up. People in Indiana are ready for spring! In the midwest when the temperatures [...]
A collage of various signs. From top left to right and down: Hiking sign in Canada, a sign outside of our shop, Panorama Point at Mt. Rainier, favorite Italian restaurant in New Orleans, Happy Hour sign outside the Ruby Slipper, restaurant sign in Memphis, another hiking sign in Canada, Autobahn entrance sign in Illinois, Indiana [...]
We made sure to make noise as we hiked trails with this warning sign posted. No close encounters with bears for us.
Pine Hills Nature Preserve is located about an hour and fifteen minutes west of downtown Indianapolis, IN. Some say it could be Indiana's best-kept secret. Now that the entrance is located within Shades State Park that may not last. We heard about it from a friend several years ago. I have visited in both the [...]
Hiking into the Grand Canyon is not for the faint at heart. It is a treacherous, unrelenting hike. Without proper precautions and preparedness, one can find themselves in a life threatening situation easily. Although park rangers and emergency staff are on hand, rescue is not guaranteed. This is especially true during the busy summer months, [...]