2-19 October 2020. Hike/Bike trip to Leopold and Gila wilderness areas, Gila NF, etc.
1-18 October 2021 hiking trip along Minnesota’s Lake Superior coast. May also include some biking and/or some writing conferences, as well as a road trip up State Route 1 to Ely.
27 September – 14 October 2024. Hike/Bike trip to River of No Return Wilderness and surrounding national forests.
This is a “must-do” hike in western North Carolina.
Several hikes through one of the largest old-growth hardwood forests in the South.
Short and flat hike, much of it along Jordan Lake shoreline. Area is sometimes closed in winter, or because of flooding.
Short but somewhat-hilly hike in Jordan Lake SRA. Connect to New Hope Overlook Blue Trail for longer hike.