I’ve been planning to visit the Upland Island Wilderness for awhile. I ordered a map from MyTopo for this area last summer and I’ve been trying to get out here since. On the 4th, with the wife out of town, … Read the rest “Upland Island Wilderness”
I got the new GPS out for a hike and some geocaching on this day. I started out by loading the USGS topos for the Stephen F. Austin Experimental Forest (SFAEF) onto the Oregon from Topofusion. I chose the topos … Read the rest “Garmin Oregon 450: First Hike/Geocaching”
I combined my REI dividend and 20% off coupon to grab a new pack. I really didn’t have a GOOD daypack for hiking, and I needed something I could mountain bike in for longer days. What I have works for … Read the rest “Osprey Talon 22 Initial Review”
My wife and I visited the Boykin Springs Recreation Area to hike the Sawmill Hiking Trail.
The trail is only a few miles long and goes from Boykin Springs to the old Aldridge Sawmill.
There are still remnants of the … Read the rest “Boykin Springs Sawmill Hiking Trail”
On Sunday, I took my first hike since recovering from AML. It couldn’t be a big hike, since I’m pretty out-of-shape, but I did as much as I could. My wife and I opted to hunt for a few geocaches … Read the rest “First Hike”