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Off the Beaten Path: An Off-Trail and Rock-Scrambling Weekend

Wednesday, February 06, 2013

Oops, already Wednesday - it's been a busy week.

Last weekend I did two rather unconventional hikes. We hiked off trail both days.

Saturday's hike was on an old trail, abandoned in the 50s, which we discovered a couple of weeks ago.
Quite rugged...

... and a little bit overgrown :)

Sunday's hike took us to a beautiful waterfall - no trail. We just followed the stream.

Mini waterfalls all along the way.

Lots of rock scrambling.

We all came away a little bit battered looking :) My many bruises have started to heal... It was worth every step, every slip, and every scary moment.

This coming weekend we'll stay on the trails...

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
IUHRYTR 3/5/2013 10:14PM

    The pictures make me wish I could have been there with you. Such glorious sights. -- Lou

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BOVEY63 2/8/2013 12:35PM

    Love the pics - another awesome place to hike!

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MALEXANDER4 2/7/2013 7:45AM

    It may have been off the beaten path but it sure was beautiful.

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CARTOONB 2/6/2013 11:19PM

    I want to join you on your hikes!!!

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KNITTABLES 2/6/2013 9:35PM


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TEDYBEAR2838 2/6/2013 9:05PM

    OH, emoticon Glad everyone was OK.
Please be careful out there...

But I can just imagine how beautiful it was!
thanks for sharing your walks with us

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RORYLYONS 2/6/2013 8:19PM

    Love the photos of your hike.....waterfall especially.

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NORWOODGIRL 2/6/2013 7:01PM

    Well done! How far were the hikes?

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DESERTJULZ 2/6/2013 6:37PM

    Oh my! Beautiful photos!

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MARLINDA5 2/6/2013 5:04PM

    Love your pictures and it seems your foot is feeling better to do these hikes.


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TRAVELGRRL 2/6/2013 3:49PM

    And OH! The rocks!! That looks like it was slow going and hard work!!!

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TRAVELGRRL 2/6/2013 3:48PM

    I am SOOOO missing my hiking! We should be back home about Feb 15 and then we'll jump back in with a vengeance.

On the plus side of being in Massachusetts, we were able to go to an REI store today and bought top of the line trekking poles! Mine are only 5 ounces EACH! This is a super bonus because the nearest REI to our home is 450 miles away.

Your hikes look FABULOUS. Glad your bruises are healing! I'm not a big fan of "bushwacking", but you certainly saw some beautiful country.

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