Sunday, May 1st: McIntosh to Harvest Loops Trail, Orchard Hills Park

Distance. 2.1 miles Approximate hiking time: We dawdled, so about an hour Difficulty: Easy Trail surface: crushed limestone Land Status: Public Happy May Day! It was a rainy, foggy day here, so we had a hard time waking up and getting going today. We picked a shorter hike to match our low energy levels, and…

Saturday, April 2nd: Big Creek Circuit Trails

Distance: 4.1 miles Difficulty: Moderate with some hills Trail surface: Packed gravel Land Status: Public It snowed… a lot! Also, before we began the hike, a woman approached us in the parking lot to warn us that there was a black bear in the area. Uhmm what is one supposed to do upon encountering a…