We did 9.3 miles on Saturday with 2,761 feet of gain and 15.6 miles on Sunday with 4,020 feet of gain. Of course, Sunday would have been much easier if I had pushed myself to do Redfield the day before—that being said, we got all three peaks that I wanted to get and added the bonus of Tabletop. It was good to be back up there.
Kudos to the new members on this trip—An, Matthew, Saran, and Tyler—for maintaining high spirits during what turned out to be more of an adventure that we initially planned for a low-mileage trip.
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a woman in possession of ultralight backpacking gear, must be in want of an excellent DC UL backpacking trip. Such an excellent trip was had by nine DCULers this past weekend to Mudhole Gap and Signal Knob. I’ve eyed for a while the campsites along the ridge leading... Continue Reading →
As the sun fell Saturday, it was easy to be skeptical of the forecasted snow. The sun had been shining brightly, the skies were clear, and the weather was crisp. It was a good winter day for hiking--and a good weekend to be exploring some well-loved trails in the Great North Mountain area that pulled... Continue Reading →
We’ve said it before—DC ULers are an active bunch. As we settle into our new routines, many are looking for ways to stay active and fit while social distancing at home. But how do you carve out space to exercise at home? If you’ve met DC UL member Trisha Christian, you’ve probably heard about her... Continue Reading →