Hike 32: Sourland Mountain Preserve – Roaring Rocks

Hike thirty two brought me back to the Sourland Mountain Preserve – the roaring rocks trail is one of my favorite trails in the park and the only piece I haven’t hiked since starting the 52 Hike Challenge in November. Continue reading

Hike 31: Six Mile Run

I’m trying to catch up on a bunch of hikes this month which means finding short hikes close enough to home that I can complete them after work while I still have daylight. I’ve been through sections of six mile run on my bike before but this was my first time hiking there.  Continue reading

Hike 27: Delaware Water Gap at Millbrook

I was planning on hunting for Hidden Falls in the Delaware Water Gap for hike 27 of my 52 Hike Challenge, but decided last minute that getting lost in an area that I knew I’d have no cell service on one of the hottest days of the summer might not be a great idea – I decided instead to explore some of the less popular hiking trails in the park near Millbrook Village. Continue reading

Hike 25: Dunnfield Creek with That Outdoor Guy

The Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area is the crown jewel of NJ hiking. Whenever anyone asks me what it’s like to explore the backwoods of NJ, I send them photos from my hikes on Mt. Tammany and the Dunnfield Creek Natural Area. When Adam (ThatOutdoorGuy) messaged me on twitter to see if I would take him on a hike during his family’s Appalachian Mountain Road Trip, I knew exactly where I wanted to take him. Continue reading

Hike 23: Top of Tourne

The 52 Hike Challenge has been a bit more challenging than I had originally thought. As I write this I’m about 8 hikes behind where I should be at this point and am starting to get nervous about being able to catch up. I’m determined to meet my deadline, but will need to really kick it into gear over the next 2 months! Continue reading