Last Hike of 2018 plus Metapost

| December 29, 2018

Last Hike of 2018 plus Metapost

4.25 miles; West Greenwich, RI The weather was too good not to go out somewhere, so I made a visit to Wickaboxet. The place was deserted when I started out this morning, and I was able to maintain a brisk pace. Probably because it’s December and there are no leaves on the trees or brush, […]

Duval Trail

| December 24, 2018

Duval Trail

5.5 miles; South Kingstown, RI I had the urge for mileage, and a good workout, and I got a bit of both on the Duval Trail. Apparently more than I thought, because I bumped into some guy twice on the trail system and both times he asked me if I was okay. Srsly, dude? I […]

Top (Bottom?) Five Turkey Hikes of 2018

| December 18, 2018

Top (Bottom?) Five Turkey Hikes of 2018

Yes, thanks to a reader suggestion, I am instituting a new feature, a rundown of my LEAST favorite hikes of 2018. #5—Grills, Interrupted I said it before and I’ll say it again… when FEMA warns you that the river you’re about to hike beside is officially above flood stage, it might be time to pick another […]

Top Ten Hikes of 2018 Part 2

| December 17, 2018

Top Ten Hikes of 2018 Part 2

Part the second of my annual Best of list! #5—Bafflin Sanctuary My intrepid and amazing friends Bob and Mel, who were the adventurers who joined me on the Warner Trail, live pretty far away (to a Rhode Islander’s way of thinking) in central Connecticut, so I decided for once to come to their neck of […]

Top Ten Hikes of 2018 Part 1

| December 17, 2018

Top Ten Hikes of 2018 Part 1

I know you’ve all been waiting with bated breaths for this post. Okay, prolly not. But still, I see by the old calendar on the wall that it’s time again for my annual “Best of” list, so here it is. I’ve broken it into two separate posts. If you know me personally, you know that […]

Great Swamp Fight Monument

| December 13, 2018

Great Swamp Fight Monument

1.5 miles; South Kingstown, RI I meant to hike Great Swamp Wildlife Management Area today, but by the time I got out of a meeting at URI, it was cold and overcast and I just couldn’t summon any enthusiasm for it. But since I was so close, I decided to see if I could find […]

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