2014: A Great Year Outdoors

This was truly the year of getting outdoors and also trying new stuff – skiing, hiking, camping, orienteering, running, snowshoeing, and geocaching. It truly was a great year outdoors!   January:   “Where Epic Begins” – when we heard that Vail Resorts had purchased Mt. Brighton, it gave us the impetus to pay a visit. … More 2014: A Great Year Outdoors

Orienteering 101

Weather wise, Saturday was one of those days that couldn’t make up its mind, freezing temps one moment and mild the next. Munchkin and I layered up and headed over to Waterfall Glen County Forest Preserve, for an introduction to orienteering. According to Wikipedia, “Orienteering is a family of sports that requires navigational skills using … More Orienteering 101