Category Archives: hiking

Family Hiking (with a side of home improvement)

I’d promised my father-in-law that we’d go hiking in the mountains nearby; he got all nostalgic since he grew up there and used to run around in those woods as a kid. This weekend I finally managed to get it … Continue reading

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Two of my favorite things

My little pool session last night was fun. I got to try out my new gear and blow bubbles for a bit. Before I left, I pulled my reg out of its bag to show my cow0rker and realized it … Continue reading

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Newbie backpackers: the saga

Sorry this blog has been so quiet– my training got sidelined by travel, by a calf strain, and by the Cold From Hell (which is finally subsiding). But I never wrote about the backpacking trip! So here goes… The trip … Continue reading

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Scouting mission

I’m going on a weekend backpacking trip with friends next month– ¬†we’ll hike out to a backcountry site, spend a couple nights, and then hike back to the car. This is a first-time trip for 2 of the 4 of … Continue reading

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Not what it used to be

Remember when HIIT workouts used to be my funzies day, my “yay I’m not lifting’ workout? Now they just suck. 3 weeks of not working out has sapped both my motivation and my fitness and everything is hard and I … Continue reading

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An active weekend: hike, swim, repeat

This weekend has been jam-packed full of fun activity! It started Friday afternoon, when I decided a recovery walk would be nice. The walk turned into a hike when I walked a mile to the trailhead and turned onto the … Continue reading

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Springtime hike

This weekend was mostly rainy and yucky but I found a few hours’ break in the weather and headed out for a hike on the trail nearby. It was still pretty wet, though, and I was glad I wore my … Continue reading

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