5.1.2021 – East View – Mountain Loop trail (white) – Saddleback Horse trail (yellow) – Purple trail – Northern Peaks trail (blue) – Mt. Ephraim Rd. – Saddleback Horse trail – Mountain Loop trail – Noname path shortcut to parking Elevation gain: 1467 ft Location: 7902 Comus rd. Dickerson, MD 20842 🪰 Originally I’ve plannedContinue reading “Sugarloaf Mountain – The loop – 10.3 miles”
Our little gourd houses are getting occupied again this year! Wrens are moving in. I love these fast paced whistlers. Volume up! And our first hummingbird of the season arrived on the 17th!
4/24/2021 West side, Parking lot A – Trail around the lake Location: Broken Land Pkwy, Columbia, MD 21045 Elevation gain: 66ft 🧤 The weather hasn’t been kind to us on the weekends this year so our posts are scarce. Mostly rain or snow but freezing temperatures have been also sabotaging our longer hikes to exploreContinue reading “Lake Elkhorn Park – Lake Elkhorn Trail – 2.3 miles”
Gunpowder Falls State Park – 4.18 miles To celebrate MAG’s fifth birthday I convinced my hubby to come and hike with us in one of our favorite spots within Gunpowder Falls State Park (several earlier posts can be found if you look back). I was also trying to find my favorite pair of gloves “leftContinue reading “Picture post – Mag’s 5th birthday”
Denver kicks 30-year-old ban on Pit Bull Terriers along with another 40 cities in the past 2 years, Read about these and other pet related wonderful news at bestfriends.org And don’t buy, adopt please!
Thank you America! Today is my 20th anniversary of arriving in the USA. Most women associate this date with International Women’s Day around the globe but for me it will always be the first day to my new beginning. Even tho it wasn’t my first time to set foot on American soil it was officiallyContinue reading “My 20 year Anniversary!”
Have over 130 edited, collected in the past 2 years on our hikes. A changing selection of them as glass prints by Fracture are on display at out family business. Others are getting posted on my Etsy shop continuously. Wish me luck!
1/17/2021 Red Maple Pavilion – Bike path south – Wildwood trail – noname trail to beach – Harness Creek trail – shortcut to avoid people to two more beaches – Holly Pavilion heading back – Quiet Waters Park road – back to Bike path north – Red Maple Pavilion Elevation gain: 180.4 ft Location: 600Continue reading “Quiet Waters Park – Bike path and beyond – 5.2 miles”
1/1/2021 Gunpowder South Trail (white) – Highland Trail – Gunpowder South Trail – track back Elevation gain: 745ft Location: small parking area is on Masemore rd. but there additional street side parking up and down the road 17701 Masemore rd. Parkton, MD 21120 ☔️ This trails is one of my all time favorite. (There isContinue reading “Gunpowder Falls State Park – Masemore rd – 5.4 miles”
12/27/2020 Appalachian Trail Spur – Appalachian Trail – View lookout – AT for a small bit – track back through Rindt Trail Elevation gain: 620.1 ft Location: 34899 Appalachian Trail Rd., Round Hill, VA 20141 🥶 It is a very loooooong (I would say 1 mile) drive to the trailhead from Woodgrove Rd., uphill fromContinue reading “Appalachian Trail – Blackburn Trail Center – 3 miles”
11/28/2020 Forest Glen Trail – Sawmill Branch Trail – Buzzards Rock Trail – Grist Mill Trail – Buzzards Rock Reroute – noname trail through Ilchester Rock lookout – Buzzards Rock Trail – Sawmill-Ilchester Connector – Hilltop Connector – noname trail crossing S. Hilltop Rd. – several noname trails – Charcoal Trail – Santee Branch TrailContinue reading “Patapsco Valley State Park (XIII) – Hilton Area – 7.8 miles”
11/22/2020 Paved trailhead – Thru Trail (white) – lower Thru Trail following Patapsco River towards North – Chevrolet Trail – Quarry Trail – Church Trail – Joe’s Trail – Quarry Trail – Paved trailhead Elevation gain: 554ft Approximate address: 10968-10992 Old Court rd. Woodstock, MD 21163 Latitude 39.331897 / Longitude -76.869958 🎃 We are backContinue reading “Patapsco Valley State Park (XII) – Old Court rd. – 8.3 miles”
11/8/2020 Lost Pond Trail – noname Trail loop North from Big Gunpowder Falls – caught up with Sawmill Trail – back on Lost Pond Trail Elevation gain: 262 ft 🍁 I was having a hard time – again – to find parking initially coming here but while on Belair rd. signs for Gunpowder Falls StateContinue reading “Gunpowder Falls State Park – Belair Road – 4.2 miles”
9/20/2020 Thru Trail (East) – Bob Trail – Thru Trail (West) – More More Fun Trail – More Fun Trail Elevation: 489 ft Approximate address: 10968-10992 Old Court rd. Woodstock, MD 21163 Latitude 39.331897 / Longitude -76.869958 🍁 I’ve been driving by this spot for years but never liked the always packed street side parking.Continue reading “Patapsco Valley State Park (XI) – Woodstock – 6.1 miles”
6/22/2020 Unnamed Trail parallel to Western Ridge trail (AllTrails does not show this on its map) – Hiking through the woods towards Western Ridge Trail since there is no connection to it – Western Ridge Trail – Glover Rd. NW Elevation gain: 397 feet 🌞 We had business errands in Silver Spring so while weContinue reading “Rock Creek Park – Western Ridge Trail – 3.7 miles”