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 →
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 →
All in all, this was a good trip, and it was nice to explore a new side of Shenandoah National Park. Too often, I default to the popular spots but I’ve been making an effort over the past year to explore more trails that I haven’t been on before.
Trip report for the February 2018 DC UL trip to the Cranberry Wildlife Management Area. Originally booked as a snowshoe trip, many adjustments had to be made as at first there was going to be no snow, then there was, and then it turned to rain.
After the usual RSVP fluctuations for a cold winter trip, Kyle, Joe M., Joe (Mtn F*ker), Stuart, Karan (B.A.), and I set out for Dolly Sods on Saturday morning There was no sign of winter (except for the frigid cold) until the last few miles of mountain driving. We were starting to think the past... Continue Reading →