Regional Hiking

Waterton Lakes National Park is Worth Checking Out

This quiet Canadian National park is located in the southwestern portion of Alberta, 3 hours south of Calgary. It is the smallest of the Rocky Mountain parks, and is located across a lake from Goat Haunt, Montana. (Yes, that really is the name!)  Goat Haunt is actually a region of Glacier National Park, and their are hiking trails in this ... Read More »

March-ing (S-L-O-W-L-Y) Into Spring?

Editor’s Note:  Does this seem to you like the longest winter in history?  It has been colder and snowier in the northern Colorado mountains than we can remember for a long time!  But we saw the most wonderful sight this afternoon when out walking the dog – a BLUEBIRD!  A sure sign that spring IS on the way, even though ... Read More »

Twin Falls Rushing All Year Long

There are a LOT of great places to hike that are close to Seattle. One of them is located in the Olallie State Park, about 30-35 miles outside of Seattle – the Twin Falls Trail. Some waterfalls tend to dry up in the winter time, and come to life again in the spring, as the snow melts in the mountains.  ... Read More »

Druids on Dartmoor

by George Baird and Erica Obey As the polar vortex has its way with us, even snowshoeing the trail across the street from our house can begin to feel like an effort.  So it seemed like a good time to pull out some old pictures from a trip to Dartmoor, and curl up by the fire as we plan a ... Read More »

Still Winter in The Catskills

By Dave Holden Initially this winter we were not able to keep the snow-cover in Waghkonk, what with the roller-coaster-like swings in temperature, from arctic lows with wind-chills in the minuses changing back to above freezing and above average, sometimes in the course of one day. Same effect with the storms we were getting. We had some good ones with ... Read More »