The Mountains of South Kingstown

| March 12, 2014

The Mountains of South Kingstown

4.64 miles   2 mph or as it’s actually known, duval trail. but seriously, for a trail in south kingstown, this sure is challenging. lotta long hills and climbing. it’s a really beautiful trail, though, so worth it. and at one point you even get a view of block island on clear days. yeah, squint. it’s […]

Wolf Hill Forest Preserve

| March 11, 2014

Wolf Hill Forest Preserve

2.69 miles   1.7 mph this was a hard one to walk, because the snow cover was about 3 inches thick and very unstable, so it was hard on my ankle. i actually cut it short… it could have been a much longer walk, but i just wasn’t up for it. this is a great […]

Sleeping Giant SP

| March 10, 2014

Sleeping Giant SP

1.03 miles   1.3 mph this was a very short hike due to other considerations, but it was one that very much whetted my appetite to see more of this state park. very steep grades and great vantage points await. the trails were very well marked, and there are a lot of them. due to […]

Francis Carter

| March 9, 2014

Francis Carter

4.52 miles   1.5 mph walked the perimeter of this preserve, including the little “split rock” loop trail. it was a workout, because it was a mix of melting snowpack, ice, and mud. and francis carter is a lot of ups and downs, too. beautiful day. saw this one spot, along the red trail, i […]

Barn Island WMA

| March 5, 2014

Barn Island WMA

4.7 miles   2.5 mph i did the larger loop on barn island today, and it was right at the edge of what my ankle could handle. it felt a bit floppy by the time i got to the car, and stiffened up a lot between there and home. but i figure i have to start […]

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