Interstate State Park

On Sunday we visited Minnesota's Interstate State Park after our main hike on the Ice Age Trail.   This park is across the St Croix River from Wisconsin's Interstate State Park.  The park has many potholes and they have a trail specifically for the potholes.   Here's some info on potholes:  Potholes Potholes are pretty neat, they're probably my … Continue reading Interstate State Park

Straight River, Straight Lake, Trade River, and Gandy Dancer Segments

On Saturday Jared and I hiked in Polk County north of St Croix Falls.  We did part of the Straight River Segment, Straight Lake Segment, Trade River Segment and about 5 miles of the Gandy Dancer Segment.  We ended on the Gandy Dancer Segment in Luck.  The forecast for the day was a high of … Continue reading Straight River, Straight Lake, Trade River, and Gandy Dancer Segments

Appalachian Trail Day 4, Lance Creek to Baggs Creek Gap

Highest Elevation - 4457, Blood Mountain Lowest Elevation - 2865 Lance Creek Mileage - 12.42 On Wednesday, we didn't sleep too late, probably until 6:30.  We got up and got going pretty quickly.  We were hiking pretty fast again and passed many people who left before us that morning.  A couple people even told us … Continue reading Appalachian Trail Day 4, Lance Creek to Baggs Creek Gap