Monday, October 15, 2012

Over the Weekend: Mt. Davis

Chris and I dragged ourselves out of bed woke up at the crack of dawn yesterday to drive out to Mt. Davis and meet-up with an outdoors group for a hike. We've been members of this group since last November, but to be honest, this was the first time we were actually able to go on an outing, and I'm so glad we did. Mt. Davis is the highest point in Pennsylvania at 3,213ft., and a hike in mid-October was the perfect time to see it, the trees were gorgeous and the drive out there was absolutely beautiful, And the weather! It was supposed to rain but the conditions ended up being perfect (and made me glad I dressed in layers, by the time we were at the top, I had shed my fleece and windbreaker and was starting to regret not wearing a tank top). The loop we did ended up being around eight miles and was a mixture of rocky paths, fire trails, and a short stint on a back road. It was great to meet a few new people (one even from New Hampshire!), get outside, get exhausted, and see a bit more of the state we now call home.

Did you have a nice weekend?

(if you're curious, my hiking boots are from LL Bean)

9 comments:

sweet harvest moon said...

This looks absolutely wonderful! Hiking is my favorite thing to do...

Your hiking shoes are amazing! I was looking forward at shopping at LL Bean when I was in the States but sadly they only have stores on the East coast :(

Have a great week!

Girl and Closet said...

Ah, what an amazing place!! Looks like you guys enjoyed such a beautiful day + I'm envious of the sunshine, we had a major rain monsoon this weekend... so, mine was pretty much spent cooking, eating and plopped on the couch! ;) Can't wait to do a hike soon though. Have a great week Julie. xo V

Jacquelyn said...

Great pictures! It looks like you had a very nice weekend. I just put together a "21 Before 21" bucket list and a road trip is included on that... perhaps a trip up to Mt. Davis for a nice adventure is in order!

Thanks for sharing!

xx,
Jacquelyn

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Bethany said...

I love that dog. He's a cutie :)

Adrienne Scott-Trask said...

Looks like it was a perfect fall day for a hike!! Beautiful!
-Adrienne. xo

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jackie said...

love Chris' red beard and you're gorgeous. This hike looks so perfect, even if you did have to wake up super early to do it.

Heidi said...

What a great weekend hike. The view looks amazing and I love your photos as always. -Heidi http://fabricandfrosting.blogspot.no/

Bekuh Browning said...

We did an eight mile hike this weekend too! This is my favorite time of year to climb peaks, the colors are just so breathtaking. Looks like you both had a lot of fun.

Jennifer said...

It looks beautiful! My friends and I are trying to plan a hike, so I hope to go soon!

xo Jennifer

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