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January 2013 Blog Posts (5)

Sourland Mountain – Ridge & Roaring Brook Trails - 1/19/13

While poking around on our site a few weeks ago, I realized not only had we not been to Sourland for several years (see "Sourland Mountain Preserve – Ridge Trail"), the trail map…


Added by njHiking.com on January 24, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Cheesequake S.P. – Green and Yellow Trails - 1/5/13

cheesequake-green-trail We had limited time this weekend and only could manage a quick hike at our go-to park for that, Cheesequake State PArk.

While there, we figured we may as well collect new GPS data on the change to the GREEN trail, and also the small reroute around the damaged boardwalk in the cedar swamp.

The GREEN is now a tad longer at around 3.3. The main reroute is around the Atlantic cedar swamp section. The other main new area is a reroute around a section that…


Added by njHiking.com on January 8, 2013 at 4:44pm — 4 Comments

Wharton State Forest - Atsion - 1/1/13


We always try to hike on New Year's Day as it's just a great way to start the year (and shake off the wine & cheese from the night before!)

For New Years we wanted a hike that we were familiar with so it didn't require any research, and our last hike here was less than a year ago [see Wharton State Forest – Atsion to Quaker Bridge…


Added by njHiking.com on January 5, 2013 at 8:00pm — 3 Comments

New Year's Snowshoe Weekend At High Point, NJ

New Year's Eve day some were preparing to watch the ball drop in Times Square.  But we were preparing to snowshoe while watching some snowflakes drop at High Point.  It didn't snow that day, but it did on New Year's Day.  Shoeing in the snow (unless we're talking blizzard conditions) always enhances the experience for us.  Then again...a bright, winter-blue sky sunny day is nothing to shake a snowshoe at. :)

Arrived at the High Point X-Country Nordic Center around 9:00am on Monday.…


Added by Linda Frank on January 4, 2013 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

Plantar Fasciitis,New hiker.Very upset

First like to say hello to everyone out there who enjoys the same things I do.Im a mountain biker road biker,kayaker who now enjoys hiking now also.Ok lets start out hiked four times so far and now have been striken with what seems to be the signs of plantar fasciitis in my left heel.Burning heel morning pain blah blah blah. What has me upset is did I over do it first times out?Have I caused this injury that can be with me forever and just…


Added by Scott Bower on January 3, 2013 at 9:50pm — 9 Comments

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