You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, 'I have lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.' You must do the thing you think you cannot do. … Continue reading CureSearch Ultimate Hike – Superior Hiking Trail
TRIP DETAILS LENGTH 4-8 miles (we did 4 miles in each park) DIFFICULTY Accessible for all abilities (Kinnickinnic), Hills! (Willow River) DATE May 13, 2017 MAIN FEATURES Views of the St Croix River and a Waterfall/Swimming Hole Together again...Las Hermanas del Pino! Hikes # 20 & 21 for the year started at Kinninckinnic State Park, just 10-15 scenic miles off of Hwy 94 … Continue reading Kinnickinnic & Willow River State Parks
It is said that she’s made of storm cells And a wild wolf’s hungry heart, That she’s learned the lightning’s secret To ripping darkened skies apart. The power of her presence Can bring the mountains to their knees, Her song is one of chaos As she stirs the angry seas. But if you’ve … Continue reading Garden of the Gods
TRIP DETAILS LENGTH 1-9 miles DIFFICULTY Easy and accessible for all abilities DATE Many times MAIN FEATURES Medicine Lake, night time winter hiking, epic playground CLIFTON E. FRENCH REGIONAL PARK, or "French Park" is my go to park if I am limited on time and just want to get outside. We fell in love with it when the kids were … Continue reading Clifton E. French Regional Park
Challenge accepted! Just signed up for the 2017 52 Hike Challenge. If you are looking for a reason to get out more this year, get in shape or just brag about hiking 52 hikes...check it out! Lets go! #52hikechallenge2017 #hike7 THE 52 HIKE CHALLENGE IS A GLOBAL MOVEMENT INSPIRING YOU TO TAKE A PERSONAL JOURNEY TO DISCOVER … Continue reading 52 Hike Challenge
The snow has melted and it's supposed to hit 60 degrees this weekend, so we headed up to Grand Marais in hopes of hiking a few more Hiking Club trails and dusting off our snowshoes. We ran around the Grand Marais Harbor yesterday afternoon and enjoyed the town. Ben Franklin, the fish taco at Hughie's … Continue reading Grand Marais!
This weekend is the LOPPET...this Scandinavian word, like 'Uff Dah', always brings a smile to my face. One of my all-time favorite winter traditions is the Luminary Loppet which is held on a frozen Lake of the Isles in the heart of Uptown Minneapolis. The Luminary Loppet is hard to describe, it's a little like being … Continue reading Luminary Loppet