Nipmuck Trail

| December 20, 2012

Nipmuck Trail

7.56 miles   ★★★★★ today was as close as i could get to a solstice hike. this property was absolutely fantastic. what a gorgeous place to hike. it really felt wild. i encountered some sort of water mammals (otters? beaver? muskrats?)—could see the splashes they were making, and they were yanking on low branches that hung […]

Natchaug State Forest

| June 29, 2012

Natchaug State Forest

★  4.42 miles ugh. what a miserable hike. the route i picked was all downhill going out and all uphill coming back. do the math… that’s more than 2 solid miles uphill. and it was hot, and the blackflies were thick and very annoying (some cheese with that whine?). the river was pretty, but there […]

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