Archive for April, 2011

Keep a Journal when Hiking or Backpacking

Do you remember your first hiking, camping or backpacking experience?  How well do you recall the details?  What trail did you hike?  How many days did you stay?  What was the weather like?  Who was there with you?  If you had kept a journal, then a lot of these facts would be available anytime you […]


Doeskin Ranch Trails- Austin Texas

Doeskin Ranch Trails Near Austin, Texas Trail: Rim Rock Trail, Shin Oak Trail, Indian Grass Trail Directions: From Austin, take I-35 North.  Exit onto 183 West.  Take 183 to RR 1431west.  Go on RR1431 for about 26 miles and turn right onto RR 1174.  Go approximately 4.5 miles and the entrance to Doeskin Ranch is […]


Yoga to Prevent Hiking Injuries

Have you ever been on the trail and gotten injured?  Did you know that by performing stretching exercises before you hit the trail, you could decrease the risk of injury?  One of those great exercise programs includes Yoga.  Yoga is quickly becoming more popular than ever.  Stretching out your muscles before hiking, backpacking or other […]