Category Archives: Hiking

We hike quite a bit more than is posted here (we go to Hanging Rock State Park a lot), but sometimes I end up with pictures worth remembering and sharing, and they end up in this hiking category on the blog.

Hiking Grayson Highlands State Park

Grayson Highlands State Park in VA is a place we’ve ridden by, and sometimes to, several times on the motos, and have said for years that we should visit to go camping and hiking. Its an incredibly beautiful place. So, … Continue reading

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Sunday afternoon hike at Hanging Rock

Just a handful of pics from today’s outing:  

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A sunny winter hike

It was a beautiful warm and sunny NC winter day today. Highs in the upper 40s are nearly moto riding temperatures (for me, Kevin is good to go), but Cody was really glad we decided to  put cabin fever at … Continue reading

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Moto AK – Seward, Exit Glacier, Anchorage

8/2/2014 – 354 mi – Anchorage to Seward and back The ride south from Anchorage to Seward on a sunny day is just beautiful. I really don’t have words for the section through the Turnagain Arm, and wish we’d stopped … Continue reading

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Moto AK – Denali National Park

7/25/2014 – 123 mi – Moto AK Denali National Park The sun was mostly out when we reached our campsite in Denali, and got to set up in the dry (and not too cold) between light showers. I guess we … Continue reading

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Moto AK – Chena Hot Springs

7/23/2014 – 14 mi – Chena Hot Springs First on the agenda for Chena Hot Springs was to leave the resort and ride a few miles back down the road to the Angel Rocks trail head. The weather was a … Continue reading

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Ride and Hike – Buffalo Mountain

Despite enjoying both motorcycle riding and hiking, we usually don’t combine the two. We’re ATGATT (All the gear, all the time – referring to safety gear) kind of people, and that usually means its not worth the effort at trail … Continue reading

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Spring Hike

This was our view for lunch on Saturday on a little hike at Hanging Rock: Sunny weather in the low 60s makes for very nice hiking.  A little further down the trail was this view: Cody was happy we finally … Continue reading

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Hike at Hanging Rock

First hike for 2014 on Saturday. Temps in the 30s seemed a bit cool at first, but it felt great after we got moving. Otherwise, it was a brilliantly sunny and gorgeous day. We even stayed warm sitting at a … Continue reading

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Birthdays, and Hiking the Gold Creek Trail, Kitsap Penninsula, WA

We flew out to the pacific northwest this last weekend for what was probably the most fun weekend ever. (A bit of hyberbole, maybe, but its always exciting to be able to visit friends who live far away.) Even the … Continue reading

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Sunday Afternoon Hike at Hanging Rock

Where else to go for a short afternoon hike but our favorite state park? It was just beautiful outside today, sunny and in the upper 50s. Kevin turned on tracks on his phone this time, so we had all kinds … Continue reading

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First Hike at Hanging Rock 2013

So hey. I have this blog, and sometimes I update it. Although not very much lately, apparently. The thing is, I’ve been sick, and the weather has been cold and terrible, so honestly, I haven’t left the house much yet … Continue reading

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Hike at Smith Mountain Lake State Park

Its been unusually sunny and warm for the middle of November, too nice not to be outside (again).  Should we go for a ride or for a hike? Cody always votes for the hike. Where should we go? How about … Continue reading

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Hike at Fairystone State Park

More hiking this Sunday. This time at the less frequented Fairystone State Park in VA. The park is pretty, but doesn’t have as many trails or much elevation change, and so doesn’t hold as much interest for us. The trails … Continue reading

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Hike at Hanging Rock

Here are some quick pics from our hike last Saturday morning. I know I say it every year, but I LOVE the fall here in NC. The 55° F weather on Saturday was perfect for hiking, and the fall colors … Continue reading

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Western US Moto Adventure 7/21/2012: WA – Hiking near Seattle

First order of today was dropping Kevin’s bike off at the Ducati dealership in Seattle so they could fix his rear brake. Bike shops aren’t generally open on Sundays or Mondays, so we were hoping the issue would be resolved … Continue reading

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Western US Moto Adventure 7/19/2012: OR – Hiking in Eugene, OR

Thursday was a beautiful sunny day. Time to get off the bikes for a few minutes and go for a hike with our friends.

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Weekend entertainment: Maker Faire, Hiking, and other fun stuff

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I snapped a few cell-phone pics of this weekend’s activities, which included going to the maker faire in Raleigh, dinner and movie, and a really nice hike on Sunday at Hanging Rock. If there is a Maker Faire of any … Continue reading

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Hiking – AT, Mcafee’s Knob

Went for a little hike today: 4 miles out and back on the Appalachian Trail to Mcafee’s Knob, one of the most photographed spots on the AT. It takes a little over an hour and a half to get to … Continue reading

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Pilot Mountain Hike

Another beautiful fall day, another hike. We went back to Pilot Mountain  State Park to explore the other trail up the mountain, aptly titled “Mountain Trail.”  We hiked the “Grindstone” trail last year and really enjoyed the walk, so we … Continue reading

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Hiking Morrow Mountain State Park

We traveled south this weekend to Morrow Mountain State Park.  The original plan, (such as it was), involved getting to the park late Saturday afternoon and camping, so that we could hike on Sunday. The problem is that the campgrounds … Continue reading

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Sunday Hike at Hanging Rock

During certain times of the year, we go hiking several times a month. Usually we just go to our favorite standby at Hanging Rock State Park. If we have a free day during a weekend, we’ll often end up going … Continue reading

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Hiking the AT – Stop Motion Video

We had intended to go camping this weekend in an effort to hike at a state park we hadn’t been to before, but the weather isn’t really cooperating today. I’m loathe to complain about finally getting some rain though, so … Continue reading

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Cody and Bela, bff

We went for a hike at Hanging Rock State Park on Sunday, and since we were dog sitting for a friend, we took both dogs with us. Cody absolutely loves Bela, so as far as he was concerned, this was … Continue reading

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More Hiking

Its getting to be that time of year when its too hot to hike unless you go early in the morning. Saturday was a little bit cooler however, and once we were up at elevation (Hanging Rock State Park), it … Continue reading

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