Rattlesnake Ledge Trail

I headed to Rattlesnake Ledge on a Thursday around 5 pm, shortly after the trail was reopened after being shuttered for about a year due. Historically extremely popular, I was eager to go before the word fully got out that it was open. Nonetheless, there was still a moderate amout of people on the trail.…

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Talapus Lake Trail in November

The day after Thanksgiving, we took off for a post-Turkey Trek (can we make that a thing, in addition to the Turkey Trot?) Talapus Lake was my selection for the day. Frozen or partially frozen lakes are so beautiful, that I almost feel like these types of hikes are more spectacular in the winter than…

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