Monthly Archives: November 2016

Climb the mountains and get their good tidings.

The day after Thanksgiving, my family and I #optoutside with REI and Hike it Baby and the 52 hike challenge. We went to Schlitz Audobon Nature Center and walked down to Lake Michigan. This was hike 37 for us. I … Continue reading

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You ask me why I dwell in the green mountain;

    For Hike 36 we visited the county grounds loop by Hansen Golf Course. I’d been meaning to visit the county grounds loop since we’ve moved. Every time we drive by it looks so, wild. It’s a mostly crushed … Continue reading

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Reprise

Again, we find ourselves here. We are stepping through crunching leaves and searching for ducks. Water’s trickle and bubbles soothe our soul. Hike 35-1.5 miles down. The boys had so much fun. Total Mileage: 75.3 Reprise v. repeat (a piece … Continue reading

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The Peace of Wild Things

Hike 34 was a special trip. We drove 3.5 hours up to Tomahawk, WI for a segment of the Ice Age Trail. The Harrison Hills segment boasts the highest elevation on the Ice Age Trail, and the second highest elevation … Continue reading

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Here Comes the Sun

More Ice Age Trail with this cutie! And this one! Hiking with a couple of friends is truly a wonderful thing. Hike 33 covered about 2 miles of the Lapham Peak segment. It’s another one that I mean to hike … Continue reading

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The Thrush

The Ice Age Trail! We love this one. We return to it over and over. Especially this segment. Unfortunately, I have yet to be able to walk the whole of the Loew Lake Segment, but I love it. This particular … Continue reading

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November

  We headed to Riveredge Nature Center for hike 31. Another 1.5 miles trek where it was mostly hand free and toddler led. It’s my new favorite kind of walk. There was exploring to do, rocks to climb and streams … Continue reading

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The Hawk’s Cry in Autumn

  Hike 30! We did a mix of walk by ourselves and with a group for this one. We returned to Schlitz Audubon Nature Center for a 1.5-mile walk. Even though it’s November, the weather didn’t seem to agree. I … Continue reading

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