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Jim Burnham    October 24, 2021    Comments Off on Related Media: hiking

Vol. XX – #263- Bay View Trail

(Report by Jim) I took some time to enjoy the false spring to take another trail. The rock above is on the Leelanau Heritage Trail next to the Olsen Barn (below). In it, I saw the mother bear in the Sleeping Bear legend, perched on a bluff, searching for her cubs. Down Point Oneida Rd from here is the Bay… Read more »

Vol. XX – #243- Meggen’s Monday

Happy New Year! This weekend we saw mild temps (above freezing) and low to no wind, which made ideal hiking conditions. The stretch along the north edge of Pyramid Point, accessed by Bohemian Road, is a new favorite (or an old favorite, for many). The dune continues to erode, with active water run-off (and residual snow), which produced cinnamon-roll-like sand… Read more »

Vol. XX – #242- Lighthouse West Natural New Year Area

(Report by Jim) Welcome to 2021! To start the year out right, we spent the better part of this morning mopping up some leaking water in the basement. That left a little time to go up to Lighthouse West Natural Area for a short hike. (Leelanau Conservancy, right off Cathead Bay Dr., right before the entrance to Leelanau State Park) … Read more »

Vol. XX – #120 Meggen’s Monday

  “I love to go a-wandering, along the mountain track, and as I go, I love to sing, my knapsack on my back…” so many times I’ve sung Happy Wanderer at Sunday Night Sings. It comes to mind when I am on a beautiful elevated trail such as the Empire Bluff Trail. Today’s photos offer glimpses of an amazing and… Read more »