Shelter and Breakheart Trails

| August 31, 2015

Shelter and Breakheart Trails

8.37 miles; exeter, ri today was forecast to be even hotter than yesterday, but since i’m moving my clock ahead in order not to be jet-lagged when i get to ireland (have i mentioned i’m going hiking in ireland?), i was able to hit the trail at around 6:45 am, so i was basically done […]

Vin Gormley and Kettle Pond

| August 30, 2015

Vin Gormley and Kettle Pond

11.42 miles; charlestown, ri looking to increase my mileage to get ready for hiking in ireland (have i mentioned i’m going to be hiking in ireland?), i decided to give this one another go, and the conditions were, if possible, even worse than they were at the end of july. hot, buggy, and humid. miserable hike. […]

The Grills

| August 28, 2015

The Grills

8.6 miles; hopkinton and westerly, ri always on the lookout for a high mileage hike, in order to get conditioned for hiking in ireland (have i mentioned i’m going to be hiking in ireland?), i decided to hike every single trail, with the exception of the peninsula trail on the hopkinton side, on both the hopkinton […]

Tefft Hill and Browning Mill Pond

| August 26, 2015

Tefft Hill and Browning Mill Pond

7.35 miles; exeter and richmond, ri another couple of hikes i linked together to get extra miles in preparation for hiking in ireland (have i mentioned i’m going to be hiking in ireland?). it was not as hot as it had been, but still very humid and buggy. this is a “milky” mushroom, so-called because of […]

PCHC North-South Trail, Leg 7

| August 22, 2015

PCHC North-South Trail, Leg 7

8.22 miles; west greenwich and exeter, ri after so many miles of road-walking, this leg was mostly in arcadia management area, and mostly in the woods. yay! it started on hazard road in west greenwich, then entered arcadia through the overgrown parking lot of the old pine top ski area on escoheag hill. from there […]

Long and Ell Pond

| August 20, 2015

Long and Ell Pond

3.34 miles; hopkinton, ri this is the most demanding trail in ri, except for the length, which is pretty short. i decided to do it because i  felt i needed a challenge… well, this was a good challenge, for sure. i started from the long pond fishing area parking lot on canonchet road in hopkinton. […]

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