Wood Thrush Hikes

nemophilist (n.) a haunter of the woods; one who loves the forest and its beauty and solitude.

Red Pine Trail, Little Cottonwood Canyon, Utah

This trail is easily a new favourite of mine. It features amazing views of Salt Lake Valley and of Little Cottonwood Canyon, a creek that follows most of the trail, … Continue reading

July 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Hiking in Hocking Hills, Ohio

Located in southeastern Ohio, Hocking Hills is a beautiful, forested area with gorges, cliffs, waterfalls, and rock shelters. A quick look at photos from this area, and you’ll probably be … Continue reading

December 15, 2013 · 1 Comment

Backpacking to Kings Peak, Utah

I’ve been bugging C about going backpacking with me on the Appalachian Trail (a section hike). Flat out he told me that we lived in Utah and that we needed … Continue reading

August 29, 2013 · 1 Comment

Lambs Canyon Trail in Utah

Salt Lake City is a hot place in the summer. I’ve labelled this summer as apocalyptically hot. I’ve lost count of the number of days where the highs were in … Continue reading

August 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Manoa Falls Trail in Oahu

This is the second of four day hikes we took on Oahu. I’m hoping I have time to post a third and a fourth. HIKE #2: Manoa Falls Trail Date: … Continue reading

July 9, 2013 · 4 Comments

Kaunala Loop Trail in Oahu

This past May, my husband and I spent a week in Oahu. We managed to squeeze in four day hikes, which I’m going to share in separate posts. Oahu is … Continue reading

July 8, 2013 · 2 Comments

The Wedge Overlook (aka the Little Grand Canyon)

We camped this past weekend, 3 hours from home, at one of the most beautiful spots in Utah. Not only was I amazed at the views, but I was also … Continue reading

April 25, 2013 · 2 Comments