Tag: shawnee national forest

River to River Trail – 32/160

High Knob Campground to ShawneeMart, Eddyville IL, October 20 – 22. Kirstin and I left town around 8am on Saturday to meet Heather at High Knob. Heather started her section Friday morning (after camping out solo at Elizabethtown, the Eastern terminus of the River…

Piney Creek Ravine

Good morning! And a good one it is so far; it is nearing 11am and I am sipping my coffee in a big cozy sweatshirt and pj pants, with my feet kicked up. Yesterday Heather, Bailey and I decided to brave the cold (it…

A different kind

All last night I couldn’t sleep. It was a good “can’t sleep” though. Scheduled for today was the first group hike for my local chapter of Mountain Chicks that I had planned a couple weeks ago. I am sitting here now, 13 long hours after…

Walk the line…

There is probably nothing more boring than walking on a treadmill. But I’ve gotta keep moving. I am desperate to get back outside. I need this heat to break. For my sanity. For my health. For the sake of just missing being in the…