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Trail Angels

Trail Angels and Trail Magic on Backcountry Hikes This summer when we were hiking a portion of the Appalachian Trail in the hot June sun, we came across two trail angels waiting at a spot in the road where the trail crossed Skyline Drive, the road that runs the length of Shenandoah National Park. . …

Shenandoah National Park, Hiking Appalachian Trail

Snapshots of Shenandoah National Park

Shenandoah National Park A little over two years ago, (before the pandemic was even a whisper) Taido and I drove to Pennsylvania to attend the wedding of a dear friend. On the way there, we took a slight detour to take in the sights of Skyline Drive in Shenandoah National Park. It was early April …

Bennachie in January, #48walks, Scotland, Highlands

Bennachie in January (2/48)

Happy Monday, friends! We only managed to get 2 of 4 kiddos out for walk 2 of 48. We headed to an already familiar (and favorite) nearby set of hiking trails, Bennachie. It certainly looks different in winter, but still beautiful! I do love seeing all the other walks shared in the Facebook group and …

Lake District, England, United Kingdom, Cumbria

Hiking in England: Lake District

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Banff Hiking Trails: Larch Valley

Banff Hiking Trails: Larch Valley and Sentinel Pass On Taido’s birthday we did what was maybe the most beautiful hike I’ve ever seen. We hiked through Larch Valley up to Sentinel Pass which leaves from Moraine Lake. Moraine Lake is very near Lake Louise and is similar in that a trail runs along one side …

Mt Windom, Colorado

Remember all those different blog posts about our trip to Colorado last summer? I guess I got a little burned out on mountain pictures, because I neglected to put these up from Ben’s inaugural backpacking trip. My dad, Taido and Bobby take the graduating seniors backpacking every summer before they head off to college. They …