Monthly Archives: April 2015

Did a long stretch of the Wabash Trace

As I was able to talk my wife into dropping me off on one end and then meeting me at the other end (she went off to nurseries for plant shopping) I was able to do a one-way hike, 12 … Continue reading

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Sandals or boots for walking

In the many books I’ve been reading about taking long (multiday) walks some people advocate using hiking sandals (or even less sturdy sandals) than boots. So I thought I’d give it a try. Clearly, backpacking on rough trails with a … Continue reading

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Got both ends of Wabash now

Today I popped over to Council Bluffs, to Bass Pro Shops, to get a pair of Keen Newport sandals. Some people swear by sandals as superior to boots, at least for relatively smooth trails without full backpacking load. So I … Continue reading

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