Vin Gormley Trail

| May 14, 2015

Vin Gormley Trail

7.5 miles; charlestown, ri first time back here since january, and it was just me and one of the “usual suspects.” it was a bright, sunny day but there are enough leaves now to provide dappled shade, and there was a nice breeze, so the hiking conditions were perfect. lots of spring ephemerals out, too. […]

Tillinghast Pond Trails

| May 4, 2015

Tillinghast Pond Trails

6.2 miles; west greenwich, ri i originally intended to do the longest hike possible on this property by hiking all the perimeter trails, including wickaboxet. unfortunately, i was overdressed, because it was a very hot day in the still-leafless woods. also, i had a full 2-liter platypus which i quickly determined would not be enough […]

Erisman Woods and Babcock Ridge

| May 2, 2015

Erisman Woods and Babcock Ridge

6.6 miles; north stonington, ct since these two preserves are such short walks, i decided to stretch them by walking to them from my house, which added considerable mileage. these are both really nifty properties, with a moderate climb up from erisman woodlands and a very steep climb down from the ridge that runs between reuteman road […]

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