We did Daniela Wagstaff's Silvermine Lake/Turkey Hill Lake Loop Hike last Sunday. Great hike, but problems w/blazes and trail conditions.
On our return route at the junction of Long Path & Popolopen Gorge Trail (going toward Turkey Hill Lake) we totally missed a left turn blaze on the (Red) Popolopen Gorge Trail. Or more likely, the double-blazes weren't there…Continue
Overall, this was a mostly a decent ride but not our fave part of the towpath, mainly due to crossing over in…Continue
Hot summer weather always leads us to choose: "hike or bike?". The forecast this weekend made the choice easy. Saturday was supposed to be a bajillion degrees with dire heat warnings in effect. Sunday was shaping up for early-AM rain followed by afternoon thunderstorms... so with that sliver of available outdoors time,…Continue
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Keep this one in mind for a hot weather hike. I had no idea until I finished around 1 pm that the real feel temperature was 100 degrees! It was breezy and comfortable throughout this hike even with the heat and high humidity. There were a few short sections through direct sunlight but just briefly before being back into the much cooler shade. There were surprisingly few bugs - what a relief for a change! The trails range from grassy woods roads to more challenging boulder hopping. Some…Continue
The towpath received some flood damage from the storms last year and there are a few closed or rerouted sections (be sure to check out the…Continue