Month: August 2017

Camping Gear Review: Coleman Instant Screen House, Keep Away Bugs and Hide from the Sun

Here it is, my first gear review post. My intention with these posts is to share some of the equipment that I find, or thought I would find, to make my hiking or camping experience better. Not all of the items are “must haves,” but I… Continue Reading “Camping Gear Review: Coleman Instant Screen House, Keep Away Bugs and Hide from the Sun”

The View From the Ground, Hiking the Base, Roche-A-Cri State Park Part II

Recap: Roche-A-Cri State Park is located in central Wisconsin, just outside of the towns of Adams and Friendship. The park is named for the 300 foot towering rock formation in the center of the park, Roche-A-Cri Mound. Hikers can hike to the top of… Continue Reading “The View From the Ground, Hiking the Base, Roche-A-Cri State Park Part II”

Campsite Review – Roche-A-Cri State Park, Camping Next to the Mound

A first time visitor to Roche-A-Cri State Park, my campsite selection was determined by whatever available information I could find online. In this case, as it often is, it was a map from the park website and Yelp reviews. Helpful things to know about… Continue Reading “Campsite Review – Roche-A-Cri State Park, Camping Next to the Mound”

303 Steps to an Incredible View, Top of the Rock Trail, Roche-A-Cri State Park Part I

I recently had the chance to visit Roche-A-Cri State Park in central Wisconsin on a hiking and camping trip. Before the trip, I knew virtually nothing about this park other than it had campsites, hiking trails, and some sort of mound in the center.… Continue Reading “303 Steps to an Incredible View, Top of the Rock Trail, Roche-A-Cri State Park Part I”

Hiking Close to Home, Token Creek Park – Madison WI, Dane County

Having such a small window of time for outdoor recreation in Wisconsin, its not surprising that the summer and early fall months are busy. Busy as in, it’s rare to have a free morning on a weekend. Busy as in, every hour from 4pm on… Continue Reading “Hiking Close to Home, Token Creek Park – Madison WI, Dane County”