Starrigavan Ridge Loop

[originally written in a paper journal, subsequently published on my older site. Current (2014) commentary in [italics] ] I set out from the end of the road at Starrigavan a little bit after 8am with the intention of hiking to the top of the ridge, having a look at Baby Bear Lake, and then following … Read more

Indian River Trail to Falls and Beyond

[originally written in a paper journal, subsequently published on my older site. Current (2014) commentary in [italics] ] I woke up early this morning and saw that it was sunny outside, so I decided to get up and have a better look. As it turned out, the skies were clear and it looked to be … Read more

Verstovia – Peak 2550

[originally written in a paper journal, subsequently published on my older site. Current (2014) commentary in [italics] ] Today was the first mostly sunny day in over a week, though there still were some clouds hanging around the tops of the mountains. I decided to go up Verstovia and hope that it was reasonably clear … Read more

Indian River Falls

[originally written in a paper journal, subsequently published on my older site. Current (2014) commentary in [italics] ] I went all the way up Indian River Trail to the falls today. It was raining lightly the entire way. This is the longest hike distance-wise for me so far this summer. However, it only took me … Read more

Indian River Trail to Old USGS Water Survey

[originally written in a paper journal, subsequently published on my older site. Current (2014) commentary in [italics] ] Things are much more damp today after the rains of yesterday. I hiked up Indian River Trail, but not very far. I went through the muskeg from the bench to the old USGS water survey. I took … Read more

Indian River Road and Trail

[originally written in paper journal and subsequently published on my older site] I am still a little tired from yesterday, so I decided to just go up the road behind the gravel pond off Indian River Road and then cut over to Indian River Trail. It must have been pretty dry here for the last … Read more