• August 27

    Avoiding the raniy weather at Devil's Lake
  • July 23

    Swamp Lovers Ice Age Trail
  • July 16

    This trail features a mix of quiet agricultural scenery and footpath shaded by hardwood forest. Meet park lot end of piller rd off frenchtown
  • May 8, 2018

  • April 23, 2018

  • April 9, 2018

  • April 3, 2018

    Hemlock Draw, Sauk County

  • March 19, 2018

    Sauk County Ice Fields

  • March 5, 2018

    . . .too steep, falling down!!!

  • Ocotber 9, 2017

    A BEAUTIFUL day for a hike and then a picnic at Dick's house. Everyone went home full!!!

  • Ocotber 9, 2017

    A BEAUTIFUL day for a hike and then a picnic at Dick's house. Everyone went home full!!!

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2018 Hikes


Bill B.
Chic G.
Dave Ed.
Dave Er.
Dave K.
Dave O.
Dick R.
Gaylord P.
Glenn G.
Greg D.
Nancy W.
Richey S.
Rick W.
Tom G.
Tom H.
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Sep 03 Cancelled due to rain Cancelled due to rain
Sep 17 Gov Nelson St park 8 miles of trail mix sun and shade mosquitos minimalized. Meet @ small parkn lot near office
Sep 24 Arboretum Meet @ Visitor Center (formerly McKay center) park lot. i'm hoping for cool night to lessen mosquitoes


Bill B.
Chic G.
Dave Ed.
Dave Er.
Dave K.
Dave O.
Dick R.
Gaylord P.
Glenn G.
Greg D.
Jeff Be.
Nancy W.
Richey S.
Rick W.
Sandy K.
Tom G.
Tom H.
July 2
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July 9
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July 16
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July 23
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July 30
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Aug 27
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Jul 02 Indian Lake
Jul 09 Valley View segment IAT Prairie should be blooming. It's really nice. Meet Parking lot Moraine Ridge Rd and Mound View, Verona
Jul 16 Motrose seg IAT Should be nice kinda woodsy. This trail features a mix of quiet agricultural scenery and footpath shaded by hardwood forest. Meet park lot end of piller rd off frenchtown
Jul 23 Table Bluff & prarie flower season Meet @ 9:55 parking lot on table bluff rd
Aug 20 New IAT Cross Plains Meet cross roads coffee @ 9:30 we can find segment at IAT shop. may rain so short hike and close to home


Bill B.
Chic G.
Dave Ed.
Dave Er.
Dave K.
Dave O.
Dick R.
Gaylord P.
Glenn G.
Greg D.
Jeff Be.
Nancy W.
Richey S.
Rick W.
Sandy K.
Tom G.
Tom H.
May 7
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May 14
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May 28
June 4
June 11
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June 25
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May 07 Gibralter Rock An extra treat on this beautiful hike today was the "Art on the Trail" natural art exhibit and a canine hiker 'Simon'.
May 14 IAT Table Bluff Segment Meet @ Table Bluff North parking lot Cross Plains
May 21 possrble Black Hawk Ridge if not raining too hare Nice unhike no rain spoiler here. Forgot to get pic of group.
Jun 11 Blackhawk ridge 2nd park lot Nice hike I won't be there but have a good time or post your own hike
Jun 18 Token Creek Express Entrance 6200 Williamsburg Way DeForest, WI 53532 park near office Map https://parks-lwrd.countyofdane.com/ParkDocument/GetFile/189/TokenCreek_Overview.pdf
Jun 25 Blackhawk Ridge Meet 2nd parking lot


Bill B.
Chic G.
Dave Ed.
Dave Er.
Dave K.
Dave O.
Dick R.
Gaylord P.
Glenn G.
Greg D.
Jeff Be.
Nancy W.
Richey S.
Rick W.
Tom G.
Tom H.
Mar 5
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Mar 05 timber lane & cleaveland Not bad ground was frozen enough mud minimal wind mostly in trees.
Mar 12 Oregon meet at firefly Coffee in oregon 9:30 then hike the paved bike trail to hwy D then return trail or netherwood
Mar 19 Sauk County Mystery Hike Hike in Sauk County near Natural bridge, Honey Creek small waterfall. or Baxter Hollow if high water is issue. Meet Metcalf westown @9:30 car pool
Mar 26 SNA series Baxter Hollow Continuing SNA series Gems of the Baraboo range. Meet Metcalfs west town @9:30 coffee discuss car pooling & time on hike
Apr 02 Hemlock Draw SNA series Meet in coffee shop Metcalf's west town @ 9:30 carpool best if two cars then a hike between parking lots possible 5 miles one way
Apr 09 Holy Wisdom Monastary HWY M 9:30 Coffee 2644 Branch St (Glenn recommended)
Apr 12 3 &20 is official but 35 is better Oak Bank Go somewhere weather should be nice before the weekend. We went 35 how nice
Apr 23 Ridgeway Pine Relic SNA series Two different sections possible. Meet @9:30 coffee & ride sharing Metcalfs coffee shop @ west town hike 10:30 fire number 4122 Cty Hwy H Ridgeway. Glenn "6 miles in seriously steep & rugged terrain"
Apr 30 Pine Hollow SNA series Meet at WEST towne Metcalfs coffee shop @9:30 A discuss car pooling etc. Hi8ke @ 10:30 https://dnr.wi.gov/topic/Lands/naturalareas/index.asp?SNA=45 added Hemlock grove still ice there. Drifts hepatica, patches bloodroot dutchman breeches Spring flowers on full show


Bill B.
Chic G.
Dave Ed.
Dave Er.
Dave O.
Dick R.
Gaylord P.
Glenn G.
Greg D.
Nancy W.
Richey S.
Rick W.
Tom G.
Tom H.
Jan 1
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Jan 15
Jan 22
Jan 29
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Feb 5
Feb 12
Feb 19
Feb 26
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Jan 15 Mirror Lake CANCELLED: No snow so trails should be open for hiking.
Jan 29 Pheasant Branch Conservancy Meet outside Prairie Cafe 3109 Pheasant Branch Rd, Middleton, WI 53562 (Closed Monday)
Feb 26 IAT U Ridge start ice age trail connection Meet Ice Age Trail Junction off PD. Coffee Metcalfs west @ 9:30




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