A Tour of the Upper Charles

| September 29, 2015

A Tour of the Upper Charles

3.4 miles; bellingham, medway, and franklin, ma a lot of people think social media is isolating; that people spend more time looking at their phones and tablets than interacting with actual humans. but to my way of thinking, that’s all backwards. social media has connected me with some great people who i have actually met […]

Almost Tippecansett North

| September 28, 2015

Almost Tippecansett North

4.1 miles; exeter, ri this was originally supposed to be a providence county hiking club hike on the northern half of the tippecansett trail, but unfortunately, the south county rod and gun club has closed off the 1500 feet of trail that crosses their property. this subsequently engendered quite a few back-and-forths with the trails […]

Tri Pond Park

| September 25, 2015

Tri Pond Park

2.75 miles; south kingstown, ri i had to be in south kingstown for other reasons, so i decided to visit this park while i was there. it’s not huge, but it is very interesting. the park’s trail is maintained by the appalachian mountain club, narragansett chapter, and there are more bog bridges per trail mile […]

Mysterious Gungywamp

| September 23, 2015

Mysterious Gungywamp

1.25 miles; groton, ct gungywamp is an archeological site in groton, the origins of which are in some dispute. the site itself is not open to the public, and you can only see it on guided hikes. i’ve been hearing about this spot for years, and thanks to a denison pequotsepos nature center-led hike today, […]

Green Fall Gorge & Hidden Lake

| September 21, 2015

Green Fall Gorge & Hidden Lake

5.3 miles; voluntown, ct today was a day for noticing small things… asters, caterpillars, and acorns. and i got the now rare for me experience of hiking a new trail in my home area. there were lots and lots of these white wood asters at the entrance to green fall gorge. they were everywhere. and […]

PCHC North-South Trail, Leg 8

| September 19, 2015

PCHC North-South Trail, Leg 8

7.46 miles; exeter and richmond, ri today was a hot, humid day for my first post-ireland hike. this is a really good section of the north-south trail—we were in the woods the whole time, with lots of moderate ups and downs. it’d be perfect in better weather, but the unseasonable heat for this time of […]

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