July 2013

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Comlara Camping

We camped at Comlara County Park this past weekend and had a marvelous time. We hiked two of the trails there, and met up with the Peoria Backpackers for kayak...
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Rivers and Mud

We took in a 7 mile loop at one of our favorite area parks last weekend. We decided to hike the river trail, thinking that with the lack of rain and oppressive...
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Hammock Hanging

Hammock setup without the tarpWe are at the very beginnings of building up our backpacking gear. There is just so much you need to really get out there for any...
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Kickapoo Highlights Video

This is my first time putting together a video like this, and it isn't quite the quality I would like. It's all a learning process, though, and I look forward ...
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Land and Water

We trekked out to our favorite Kickapoo State Park this weekend for some kayaking and hiking. It was a perfect sunny day that was warm without being too hot. W...
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An Introduction

We have reached our middle aged status, and have found that physical activity is becoming an increasingly important part of our lives. We started with just sho...