Archive for 'Hiking'
Trails : Silver Lake Trail to Bald Mountain, Park City, Utah (3rd hike this week) Mileage/Hours : 2 miles / 2.5 hours Rating : Strenuous Elevation Gain : 1,300 ft (Starting elevation 8,100 ft) The trails are lined with wildflowers and alder trees. The hike up was extremely slow (2.5 hours). We stopped frequently to [...]
Trails : Holly’s Trail to Tombstone Trail to Fantasy Ridge Trail. The trailhead is at the Canyon’s Resort in Park City, Utah. (And yes, I’m really in Park City!) Mileage/Hours : 9 miles/6.5 hours Rating : Moderate/Strenuous Elevation Gain : 2,350 ft The hike began with a gradual climb through a series of switchbacks. I [...]
Start/End : Stinson Beach Trails : Dipsea Trail to Steep Ravine Trail to Matt Davis Trail Mileage : 6 miles Rating : Moderate/Strenuous (It’s really only strenuous when you hike off the trail.) The next time you’re out on an adventure, remember some of these gentle reminders … When you’re out hiking, remember to look [...]
Kilauea Iki Trail, Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park Elevation: 3,874 feet above sea level, 400 ft elevation gain Rating: Moderate Distance/Time: 2.71 miles/1:41:32
Mount Diablo State Park 8.5 miles in 4:45:00 Rating : Moderate/Strenuous Elevation Gain : 1,800 ft Notes : Second hike of the summer Well marked trail; saw about a dozen other hikers Came across two rattle snakes — freaked us out and delayed our hike a bit The climb to Murchio Gap was steep (never [...]
Hello first hike of the summer. Hello training hill. Your steep climb kicked my butt! For over a mile, I gasped for air with each step and took frequent breaks to rest my legs. Hello wide open fields. Hello beauty. Hello sunshine. Hello shadows. Hello nature. Hello fresh air. Hello cool breeze. Oh, how I [...]
Day 7, Friday, July 24, Park City, Utah Last night, I studied the trail map and decided that I would do one last hike in Park City before departing for home. I woke up fairly early, had a piece of Cinnamon Swirl bread from the Great Harvest (yum), packed up my waist pack and headed [...]