• November 22, 2021

    IAT, UW Ridge, Madison

  • November 15, 2021

    Valley View, IAT (aka Noll Valley)

  • October 18, 2021

    Springfield Hill, IAT and Ferry Bluff, Blackhawk Unit, LWSR

  • October 4, 2021

    Blackhawk Unit, LWSR

  • August 30, 2021

    IAT, Cross Plains, Bourbon St

  • August 16, 2021

    IAT, Montrose

  • August 2, 2021

    IAT, Brooklyn WA

  • July 26, 2021

    Cam-Roc, Beer Cave Tour

  • June 21, 2021

    IAT, Cross Plains

  • Glenn comes up with a great idea to keep the 'shorties' out of his face until they are long enought to tie back . . . a head band. How Retro!!!

  • The loop ended about 4 bloxk from where our cars were parked, so we huffed it through the neighborhood.

  • Big hike . . .

  • . . . big lunch

  • Rick just about had his 10,000 steps in for the day and got the last 258 walking in and out of the restaurant!!

  • June 21, 2021

    IAT, Noll Valley, Verona

  • May 31, 2021

    IAT, Robertson Trailhead, Lodi

  • March 8, 2021

    Nine Springs e-Way, +45

  • March 8, 2021

    Nine Springs e-Way, +45

  • March 8, 2021

    Nine Springs e-Way, +45

  • March 8, 2021

    Nine Springs e-Way, +45

  • March 1, 2021

    Prairie du Sac

  • February 15, 2021

    Morton Park, -11

  • January 11, 2021

    Brooklyn Wildlife Area

  • October 5, 2020

    Gov. Nelson State Park

  • September 28, 2020

    Donald Park

  • September 21, 2020

    Madison School Forest

  • May 19, 2019

    Special Lake Fallison Hike, Manitowish Waters area.

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2021 Hikes
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Dick R.
Ed B.
Gaylord P.
Glenn G.
Greg D.
Harry L.
Jeff Be.
Joan M.
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Margie S.
Nancy W.
Ray P.
Richey S.
Rick W.
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Nov 01 Morton Forest County Park 5169 Reeve Rd. South of Mazo, west of Black Earth. Corner of Reeve and Fesenfeld.
Nov 08 Blue Mound SP Meet at Mounds View Park, north end of Village of Blue Mounds where Military Ridge Trail crosses Mounds Rd. Will Hike BMSP to Brigham County Park then back on Military Ridge Trail. 6+ miles
Nov 15 valley view IAT aka Noll valley meet meet at parking lot corner of moraine ridge and mound view road. warm clothes will be good thing to have.
Nov 22 IAT Madison segment UW rodge OOOOPS MY MISTAKE PARKING LOT IS ICE AGE JUNCTION PARKING LOT ON HIGHWAY PD.
Nov 29 IAT Verona segment 1st post Thanksgiving hike starting from ice age trail junction parking lot same place last week's hike started. address 7701 McKee Rd, Verona, WI 53593


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Harry L.
Jeff Be.
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Sep 06 the other Cross plains.IAT from Lewis syreet will park on the street at American legion drive and Lewis Street there's a lot of openings there
Sep 13 You're on Your Own Weather looks pretty iffy and most folks are gone/busy. Have a great time wherever you roam.
Sep 20 table bluff segment ice age trail. haven't been th North parking lot on Table Bluff Rd, just West of intersection with County KP, northwest of cross plains
Sep 27 Donald Cty parht Vernon we haven't been there in a few months now see what it looks like this time of year. meet at the delma shelter parking lot that's the big one
Oct 04 Lower Wisconsin riverway As requested here is the hike weather of course depending. Blackhawk unit lower Wisconsin riverway meet at second Parking lot on highway 78 south of county y.
Oct 11 2 Parts - Springfield Hill IAT & Ferry Bluff SNA Meet at Springfield Hill IAT parking lot on Ballweg Rd just north of Hwy12. That segment is 1.6 mi. Then we'll drive to Ferry Bluff on Ferry Bluff Rd off of WI 60 southwest of Sauk City
Oct 18 2 Parts - Springfield Hill IAT & Ferry Bluff SNA Try this again: Meet at Springfield Hill IAT parking lot on Ballweg Rd just north of Hwy12. That segment is 1.6 mi. Then we'll drive to Ferry Bluff on Ferry Bluff Rd off of WI 60 southwest of Sauk City
Oct 25 UW Arboretum Meet at the McKay Visitor Center. Route TBD by the group.


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Gaylord P.
Glenn G.
Greg D.
Harry L.
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Jul 05 mcfarland meet at 6204 spring pond court. have early PM doctor appointment so need to be close to city.
Jul 12 Curtis prairie UW arboretum long weekend for me close hike for you. starting from McKay center parking lot.
Jul 19 Madison School Forest back to a little woods and a little prairie maybe even a stargazer dome. hopefully we won't get lost no guarantees
Jul 26 hike and history all for the price of the hike start from Rockdale end so we get to the history part early on. https://madison.com/ct/news/local/dane-county-volunteer-restores-a-beer-cave-in-camrock-park/article_edb259f6-80a1-5035-b9a2-2be22b698772.html
Aug 02 Brooklyn wildlife area leaving from Cty Hwy DD South Parking Lot. could be mosquitoes who knows
Aug 09 Montrose segment frenchtown and pillar road weather doesn't look real positive but if it isn't raining maybe we can get something in if it is raining good time to think about things inside
Aug 16 Montrose IAT (maybe second time is a winner) parking lot on the intersection of frenchtown road and pillar road
Aug 30 Cross plain II.on bourbon road across from fire st I believe this hike has been extended as of a couple of weeks ago or so I've been told maybe around 5 miles or so


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Dave Er.
Dave K.
Dave O.
Dick R.
Ed B.
Gaylord P.
Glenn G.
Greg D.
Harry L.
Jeff Be.
Mark P.
Nancy W.
Ray P.
Richey S.
Rick W.
Sandy K.
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May 10 Table Bluff IAT Segment North parking lot on Table Bluff Rd, just West of intersection with County KP, northwest of Cross Plains.
May 17 Meramec segment ice age trail S7162 Marsh Rd, Merrimac, WI 53561 parking lot. Lots of different simple terrain great views of the bluffs a nice trail
May 24 Art trail and Gibraltar Rock Start from South ferry terminal go to Gibraltar Rock if we drop a car at the end it'll make getting back a lot easier and faster. I will pick up whoever would like to drop a car. Especially as this is kind of a climbey hike.
May 31 IAT Lodi Marsh segment I guess this may be a repeat for some people who did it last month sorry about that.Weather purports to be okay if you're around not out of town be an opportunity to get some exercise
Jun 07 Governor Dodge State Park Meet at parking lot main entrance Governor Dodge State Park. Figure out which hike we will do when we get there. If you have preferences bring along
Jun 14 holy wisdom monastery Middleton Wisconsin something a little closer and a little cooler maybe
Jun 21 Valley view segment IAT (Noll valley) Meet parking lot mound view road and moraine ridge.
Jun 28 IAT Cross plains will park on the street at American legion drive and Lewis Street there's a lot of openings there


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Dave Er.
Dave K.
Dave O.
Dick R.
Ed B.
Gaylord P.
Glenn G.
Greg D.
Harry L.
Jeff Be.
Mark P.
Nancy W.
Ray P.
Richey S.
Rick W.
Sandy K.
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Mar 01 Prairie du sac too dam Leaving from prairie du sac market the century store on prairie Street at 10:00 a.m. supposed to be sunny. Maybe we can see some big birds who knows
Mar 08 Days of ice and mud from 9 springs E wayl Days of ice and mud like days of wine and roses but not nearly as romantic. Most trails are just not much fun this time of year so picking a paved walk is good in my opinion
Mar 15 Weather dependent from ice age trail junction off Leaving from ice age trail junction parking lot on McKee road. If it isn't crummy weather rain snow etc
Mar 22 Your hike here
Mar 29 Ice age trail from ice age trail junction Park lot Leave from ice age trail junction parking lot McKee road the other direction towards UW ridge
Apr 05 Blackhawk unit lower Wisconsin riverway second Parking lot on highway 78 south of county y. Suggestion is do it before the skeeters get too bad cuz they can be pretty horrific getting up to the top of that thing
Apr 12 Natural bridge State Park Weather looks to be okay 50s partly cloudy going to Sunny.
Apr 19 Lodi Marsh IAT segment Meet at Robertson Trail Head on Lodi Springfield Road
Apr 26 Devil's Lake Segment IAT Meet at trailhead on the west side of Hwy 113 between Cnty DL and S. Lake Rd. We'll shuttle a car or two to the CCC lot to return us to the trailhead. Warning - lots of steps to get down off the East Bluff.


Bill B.
Brian W.
Chic G.
Dave Ed.
Dave Er.
Dave K.
Dave O.
Dick R.
Ed B.
Gaylord P.
Glenn G.
Greg D.
Harry L.
Jeff Be.
Mark P.
Nancy W.
Ray P.
Richey S.
Rick W.
Sandy K.
Spencer B.
Tom G.
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Jan 04 Camrock fr cambridge library lot Many options available XC skate diagonal snowshoe fat bike hiking I'll be hiking. Cambridge public library parking lot
Jan 11 Brooklyn Wildlife Area Leaveing from 1st parking lot on hwy DD just after intersection with D
Jan 18 Pheasant Branch Conservancy Common Ground coffee house @ 2644 Branch St, Middleton, WI 53562
Jan 25 IAT Prairie Moraine Leaving from Prairie Moraine county park 1st prk lot.
Feb 01 Grady tract arb Supposed to be sunny tomorrow should be pretty out there and it's close.
Feb 08 Picnic point UW property rayners cove Heatwave tomorrow. A nice hike along the Lakeshore pretty protected below the hillside. leaving from the picnic point parking lot a pay lot three bucks 2hrs
Feb 15 Morton Forest County Park Leaving from prk lot off Reeve rd just past Fesenfeld. Relatively steep hilsides shorter hike colder day
Feb 22 McCarthy Park Supposed to be warmer not real windy McCarthy Park is fairly open so be aware. Trails are pretty well packed but I will be taking snowshoes this week


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