Trip report for: https://www.meetup.com/DC-UL-Backpacking/events/270965300/ Since the 27mi Trout Run valley trip was full, I decided to lead a separate trip with my friend Steve G. We went to S. Massanutten and did an ad-hoc loop starting at 8am on Saturday morning and finishing up around noon on Sunday. We were joined by Mark V, Logan... Continue Reading →
https://www.meetup.com/DC-UL-Backpacking/events/270854486/ It had been four years since I last hiked the AFT, so I was delighted to give it another go. Between the stay at home orders and travel restrictions due to work, I hadn't been out backpacking since the Death Valley trip, so I was hot to trot. Since I had posted it so... Continue Reading →
Myself, I had a great weekend in the woods. I hope others did, as well. It was certainly wonderful to see everyone.
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 →