No trail log for this one. Spent the day with Climb Nashville cleaning up the trail around the Foster Fall Crags, and then got some outdoor climbing instruction.
Super short hike to a famous landmark near Nashville, TN. Make sure to stop by the Narrows and make the climb up to the overlook, especially in Spring or Fall.
Spent three days at Fall Creek Falls to hang out with some Knoxville Friends. The weather was perfect all three days. I slept out under the stars in a hammock, hiked to the base of some falls, and did a lot of campfire cooking. This park is amazing even if it gets crowded and the management can be assholes.
Radnor lake is a state park very close to Nashville with lots of small trails creating a few loops. None of the trails are very long or difficult but you can get some decent day hike mileage if you combine them, or just enjoy the superb lake views.
This trail had changing terrain and changing difficulty that will keep you on your toes literally. You can't trust the map either because it is missing key landmarks and is hilariously not to scale. However there are lots of great water features and overlooks for those that can sweat it out.
Beautiful coastal trail near Monterrey CA. Even on a foggy day the views in Point Lobos are gorgeous and ending at Gibson Beach made it incredibly worth it.
My first logged overnight trip was to the Panther Gap Campsite via North Old Mac trail and South Old Mac Trail. The loop was not strenuous and easy to keep a good pace. Panther Gap was an amazing campsite with a rock shelf and a fresh water source. However, I stressed myself out putting time constraints on the the trip while also doing a lot of the hike (and all of the cooking/set up) in the dark.
Popolopen Torne Loop is a tricky to navigate, ever changing terrain loop in Bear Mountain State Park. The views of the Hudson Valley at the top of the summit are amazing and it's fun to run along the gorge. However the multiple road crossings and heavily littered sections are a bit disappointing.
The Savage race was a blast. The obstacles have a great mix of difficult, easy, and unique, and the distance is perfect to push yourself but not require extra gear. Tips: Work on your cardio, have great grip strength, and take a buddy. All three make it much more enjoyable.
Emory Gap Falls trail is a very easy hike that is sprinkled with stream crossings and waterfalls. The two main ones are gorgeous especially after a week of raining. This is a great beginner hike for anyone that likes water features.