Pachaug Trail, Laurel Loop, Nehantic Trail

| April 24, 2012

Pachaug Trail, Laurel Loop, Nehantic Trail

★★★  5.37 miles blisters basically healed, so did a 5+ mile loop through the pachaug. not my favorite hike, although it had some nice parts. very wet due to yesterday’s heavy rains—the trail was almost a brook in spots. this is gonna be great when the laurels bloom, though. 90:10 hikey:walkey, a bit of climby […]

Beach Pond/Tippecansett Trail

| March 21, 2012

Beach Pond/Tippecansett Trail

★★★★  4.85 miles another wednesday hike with my master gardener friends. pretty varied terrain, but minimal climby. prolly 60:40 hikey:walkey. some old woods roads, some beautiful woodland trails through old hemlock and young white pine woods. there will be no posting for a few days, as i am off now to florida to watch the […]

Pachaug, Green Falls, South

| February 15, 2012

Pachaug, Green Falls, South

★★★★   4.7 miles well, the most significant part of this hike was that i have now walked over 100 miles since january 1. not bad. hike was nice, too. very walkey, prolly 10:90 hikey:walkey, but with a whole lotta climby. pretty area. lots here to explore, so i will be back.  

Pachaug State Forest, Chapman Area

| January 6, 2012

Pachaug State Forest, Chapman Area

★★★ easy if boring. best part? bathrooms!!! picture of ice in brook makes it look colder than it was. it was in the mid-40s.

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