Ten Years…!

| February 6, 2022

Ten Years...!

The first post on this blog is dated January 1, 2012. Yeah, I know it’s now February, but due to a series of unfortunate events, the older posts required… well, a lot of work. A great deal of my photos had been lost by my previous hosting company. I still had the originals, but they […]


| December 20, 2019


Connecticut to South Carolina, 860 miles So. Um. First of all, I ONCE AGAIN apologize for my horrible lack of posting. It’s been months, I know, and I have all of those posts in draft form, only needing, you know, writing on them. I’ll get to it. Promise. Second of all, and I have obviously […]

You Don’t Have to Hike Alone

| January 4, 2017

You Don't Have to Hike Alone

Unlike me, I find a lot of folks prefer to hike with others. That’s fine, and sometimes I do, too. I had a question from a reader recently who asked where they could find other people or groups to hike with, so I thought I’d share my answer with all of you guys. I’m assuming you’re […]

Scouting Trails in Norwich

| August 17, 2016

Scouting Trails in Norwich

Two in a row non-hiking report posts! It’s a new record. This is more of a report of a scouting expedition in Norwich, CT. And if you got here via my Facebook page, the answer is… The Upper Falls of the Yantic River in downtown Norwich, CT. The legend goes that um, well, why don’t […]

An Update from the AMC

| August 13, 2016

An Update from the AMC

Yes, I know, it’s a very rare non-hiking-report post. I’ve posted about this before, but I thought this information was important to share again. I recently received a note from Kerry Robinson of the Narragansett Chapter of the AMC about the former picnic grove and backpacking site in Arcadia, off the Tippecansett Trail near Stepstone […]

RIP, Bucky Beaver

| May 15, 2016

RIP, Bucky Beaver

8-1/4 miles; Charlestown, RI I have some sad news to report… my old pal, Bucky Beaver, is no more. I decided it was time to hit the Vin Gormley Trail again, and as is my wont, I parked at what I like to call the Bucky Beaver Trailhead on Kings Factory Highway. When I got […]