Around Hocking Hills

After a much more solid night's sleep, I was ready for the next round of hiking adventure. My friend and I had a quick but filling breakfast (thank goodness for the new camp stove!) and then packed our gear into the car and hit the road. We started at Ash Cave (above), thinking we would … Continue reading Around Hocking Hills

Hocking Hills State Park

I woke early our first morning at Hocking Hills. After the previous day's hiking and a lack of adequate stretching, the muscles around my knees and ankles had seized in so much pain overnight that I barely got much sleep. But when I left the tent, I found that the lingering moisture from an overnight … Continue reading Hocking Hills State Park

On the Road

Of all my hiking goals this year, I planned the biggest adventure to be a visit to Hocking Hills State Park and the surrounding area. I persuaded my best friend to go with me, and we've spent a good time of time over the past few months talking, planning, and gearing up for this trip. … Continue reading On the Road

Spring Has Sprung!

Lately, I've felt the pull to get out on the trail even more than ever. While the trees starting budding a few weeks ago, the colors have started popping even more now that the flowers are blooming. So here are a few photos from recent hikes and walks taken solely for the purpose of enjoying … Continue reading Spring Has Sprung!