Winter is finally here!!! Real, honest to goodness snow – the kind that actually stays for more than 3 hours before it melts – finally fell here in Virginia last Tuesday and this past Saturday: I’m as giddy as a fat kid in a candy store!
Somehow I convinced myself that 45 minutes on the bike shouldn’t affect my morning hike on Saturday. I was very, very wrong. Continue reading
Billy Goat A Trail at C&O Canal Park
I’d like to give a wee shout out to the Tattooed Lady for her most stellar recommendation to hike Billy Goat Trail. Ice, snow, a bit of a breeze, a mother load of rocks to scramble over, and one might just call this a killer day. Continue reading
Ullr – Norse God of Skiing, archery, hunting, etc., etc.
I was originally hoping to title this, “Snow Hike Through Bull Run Mountains”, but alas, the snow that we were promised failed to arrive Saturday, and what rolled through Sunday could be replicated by a five-year old throwing a handful of confetti. Therefore, sad face 😦 Continue reading
From the first overlook at Great Falls Park
Finally! After nine years -gag me with a spoon: cannot believe I’ve been in VA that long- I made it out to Great Falls Park for a hike/scramble/walk. I’ve had people telling me it was beautiful, awesome, magnificent, etc. I’m so glad they weren’t full of crap! Continue reading