Best of 2016


Happy New Year! 🎉

Last year was full of adventures so I’ve been looking forward to writing this post. It’s fun for me to look back and recap what we did and think about what we can do more (or less) in the new year.

In 2016, we explored 58 trails in total and 37 of them were new to us. You could say we were busy. 😊 We made lots of happy memories together while doing it. Here is a roundup of some of the most popular posts from last year. I had fun collecting them. I hope you enjoy it!


Top 3 Most Liked Overall in 2016:

*Click on the name of the post below to get the trail info

#3 – China Flat in Oak Park

We did this hike on Mother’s Day and I got lots of “Happy Mother’s Day” from other hikers on the trail that day. That was a nice day…


#2 – Two posts made the 2nd place.

#1 – Three posts tied for the 1st place.


Top 3 Most Liked Hiking Stories and Pictures in 2016:

#3 – Four posts tied for the 3rd place

#2 – China Flat in Oak Park


#1 – Two stories tied for the 1st place


Top 3 Most Commented in 2016:

#3Potato Mountain via Evey Canyon


#2 – Three posts tied for the 2nd place

#1And the Celebration Continues


Now here is my personal list…

Most fun hike:  Mt Waterman

It’s really hard to choose one but I am going with Mt Waterman. This is where we tried out a hammock for the first time. I was careful not to flip us over. Ha! After that, I was hooked then Xena followed. When the weather gets nicer in the spring, we will be hammocking our way from a mountain to a mountain again.

Most challenging hike:  Bridge to Nowhere

Not only it’s little over 10 miles but it has a lot of obstacles. Lots of stream crossing and the heat exposure put this hike on the top of our challenging hike list. We hiked in May and September and it was easier in September with low stream level but the heat was still a factor.

Most fun writing:  Whatever Wednesday series

It’s always fun to write about random thoughts and ideas. 🙂

Thank you all for following along our adventures in 2016 and for your likes, comments and encouraging words. They all meant a lot to me so I sincerely Thank You. Happy New Year to you all!


10 comments on “Best of 2016”

      1. Haha…I tried putting a harness on one of my cats and taking him outside years ago. He slunk around on his belly and kept trying to creep toward the bushes. Fail! :-/

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