I love going to the Adirondacks in the winter. The snow-scape one gets to see there is hard to find anywhere near DC. As this trip grew closer, we had a few dropouts and eventually, it was down to Kyle and me. Our original plan had us camping Friday and Saturday night. When Friday night... Continue Reading →
In my first few years in DCUL, I seemed to make at least one trip to the ADKs each winter in addition to several other trips with the group each year, but a high risk pregnancy and subsequent birth of Maureen and I’s twin daughters Grace and Stella in 2018 coupled with budding interests in... Continue Reading →
On Saturday morning, we picked Logan up from his place nearby and hit the road. Along the drive on I-81, we ran into some of the Elliot Knob crew—at Sheetz of course! By 9:45 AM, we were ready to depart from the shuttered Massanutten Visitors Center on 211. The trail quickly connected to the Massanutten... Continue Reading →
I love the Massanutten mountains because they are so close, scenic, and relatively uncrowded. This weekend was no exception. It was a great opportunity to welcome four new backpackers to DC UL: Khanh, Sam, Laura, and Eric.