Gandy Dancer Segment

Monday was the shortest and easiest hike of the 3 day weekend.  We hiked 9.8 miles and stayed on the Gandy Dancer the entire time, which is a flat, straight, boring bike trail.  The hike started in Centuria and we headed north to Luck.  When I return to this area, I will have about 1 … Continue reading Gandy Dancer Segment

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Straight River, Pine Lake and McKenzie Creek Segments

Sunday's hike started at the same place we started on Saturday.  The Trumpeter Swans flew over again while I waited, but didn't make as much noise.   We did a majority of the Straight River Segment.  Part of the trail was on snowmobile trails, and after not even a mile we got off track.  We … Continue reading Straight River, Pine Lake and McKenzie Creek Segments

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