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 →
Myself, I had a great weekend in the woods. I hope others did, as well. It was certainly wonderful to see everyone.
DCUL's latest (maybe first?) encounter with the Thunder Swamp Trail in the Poconos can best be understood as a series of negatives. It's not a particularly pretty trail. There doesn't seem to be any old-growth forests, despite the proximity to so many others. You can sort of get a sense that there are swamps nearby,... Continue Reading →
DC UL continues to expand its tentacles into running and 2/16 brought 10 of us to the annual George Washington Day marathon (sponsored by the DC Road Runners) in mah-velous Greenbelt. Kathryn, Kevin (good to see you Kevin!) and Brian H. ran the full marathon and we had two teams of three relay runners (each... Continue Reading →