I wasn’t expecting snow, but I was pleasantly surprised by the dusting of snow that covered the trail as we started along the AT from Caledonia. This route is, more or less, a classic one for DC UL and one that is enjoyable in any season. I especially enjoy it in the winter since the... Continue Reading →
We had a slightly different agenda for this DCUL outing. We’d use all our UL weight savings to carry massive amounts of camera gear, and our miles-crushing legs to give us ample time to hunt for fall compositions. After grouping up at Vienna Metro, we (Shuttle, GQ, Corpse Foot, Camel, Theo, Loay, Michelle, Hayden, and... Continue Reading →
While the trip leaders switched around a bit, everyone who RSVP'ed knew that they wanted to see the beautiful Triple Crown Loop in Virginia the weekend of September 6, 2019. The group, miles, and views were spectacular!
Back in June when Karan and I started planning our 4th of July weekend, we landed on a lesser known backpacking route in southern Maine where we hoped to escape both the crowds and the heat. On Wednesday afternoon, we picked up Trang and Sharon from Grosvenor and started the long drive north. Traffic was... Continue Reading →
It turns out that the Yetimen are real, and they were having their annual campout! There was a short walk to Birch Run shelter and it was PACKED! It felt like we were out on 4th of July.
It was a nice coincidence when Russ mentioned the Peak as we drove to the trailhead… and that he had the GPS tracks with him… and that we’d be walking very close to where it is located.