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One Crazy Weekend…Part 2: A Race Against the Clock

One Crazy Weekend…Part 2: A Race Against the Clock

September 16, 2012 by · 2 Comments 

In my last post, I detailed the beginning of a hike we undertook Labor Day Weekend, to repeat an adventure we had had with our children back in 2005: summiting Wheeler Peak via the long trail, 16 miles round trip. We pick up where we left off–in mid hike. After about an hour of steady […]

One Crazy Weekend…or a Labor of Love?

One Crazy Weekend…or a Labor of Love?

September 12, 2012 by · 2 Comments 

A few weeks back Terry and I were talking about how we wanted to spend the upcoming Labor Day Holiday weekend. Fresh out of ideas, I turned to him for a suggestion. “Well, we could hike Wheeler Peak the long way.” He was talking about the 16 mile round trip hike that took us over […]

A Walk in the Sage…

A Walk in the Sage…

August 29, 2012 by · 3 Comments 

Looking for a hike close to Taos one recent day, we recalled a trailhead we had seen while driving down State Highway 68, heading for Santa Fe, that seemed to be just minutes from our home. We headed out in a southerly direction on 68 and, though it too more like15-20 minutes to reach, we […]

The South Boundary Trail–the Right Way

The South Boundary Trail–the Right Way

August 26, 2012 by · 4 Comments 

Last Sunday morning, Terry and I were looking for a hike to do alone as we needed to get an early start. We had plans to attend a free outdoor concert in the afternoon at a ski resort in the area and did not want to miss it. Therefore, we would do this one Meghan-less. […]

Hiking the Wrong Way on the South Boundary Trail

Hiking the Wrong Way on the South Boundary Trail

August 19, 2012 by · 3 Comments 

On a recent summer weekday morning, we had persuaded Meghan to accompany us on a hike, as long as it wasn’t too long or too difficult. We decided on the South Boundary Trail in Taos Canyon as it would be cooler than a hike further south and, while it was a 20 mile long trail, […]