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5 Must-Haves for Hiking with Kids

5 Must-Haves for Hiking with Kids

July 18, 2014 by · 2 Comments 

Hiking with Kids is a fun activity families can do together.  My kids love to hike and are always ready to don their hiking shoes and hats! Here are five must-have items to bring along when hiking with kids:   1. Snacks, snacks, and more snacks! You never want to run out of snacks while hiking with […]

Our First 2013 Wheeler Peak Summit

Our First 2013 Wheeler Peak Summit

July 7, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

As many of you are aware, Terry and I have been hiking up in the Taos Ski Valley in recent weeks in the hopes of being able to follow and navigate the trail from William’s Lake to the top of Wheeler Peak. At 13,161 feet above sea level, Wheeler is the highest point in New […]

Ready, Get Set…Hike!

Ready, Get Set…Hike!

May 12, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

For those of you who have not been hiking all winter like we in New Mexico have, hiking season is now upon you. As someone who spends a considerable amount of time on hiking trails in one state or another, I prepared a list of essential items to take with you on every hike. You […]

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. […]

Reaching the Top of Devisadero Peak

Reaching the Top of Devisadero Peak

June 9, 2012 by · 2 Comments 

You may recall in my last post Terry, Meghan and I had decided to hike to the top of Devisadero Peak near Taos, NM. At the end of the last post, we had rounded a corner and  encountered a very steep incline. Meghan intially refused to go on. We hiked on a few steps further, […]