A New Years Special

“Days of high temperature are almost disposable. Time gets pureed in the swelter of it all. Cold-weather hours drags, days and nights become small epics. I welcome the bleakness!”

~Henry Rollins

“While I relish our warm months, winter forms our character and brings out our best.”

-Tom Allen

“Winter is not a season, it’s a celebration.”

-Anamika Mishra

The last hike of 2016!!!! Since it was already 2:30 by the time I got to the trailhead, I decided to go ahead and do the quick loop in Fahnestock State Park.The loop ensured that I would get a good work out and more importantly, that I would be out of the woods before it got dark.

As soon as I came down off of Route 301, the sound of cars passing quickly disappeared and I was quickly embraced by the silence of the woods. I was lucky enough to be alone in my endeavor and I relished every minute I was out there. The sound of my hiking poles mixed with the crunch of the ice under my boots made for an interesting soundtrack as I made my way through the woods.

Although it was cold and the wind was blowing, the solitude was bliss!

Enjoy the photos!!!

 

wp_20161231_005

wp_20161231_006

wp_20161231_007

wp_20161231_009

wp_20161231_010

wp_20161231_012

wp_20161231_015

wp_20161231_016

wp_20161231_025

wp_20161231_026

wp_20161231_028

wp_20161231_032wp_20161231_033

wp_20161231_034

Happy New Year and Happy Hiking in 2017!

5 thoughts on “A New Years Special

  1. Barb Knowles

    How does yours say January 1st and mine December 31st and we are only 10 miles apart? And it’s 8:04? Which is my birth date, btw. August 4th. Anywho, I love Fahnestock and your photos are beautiful. Happy New Year!

    Liked by 1 person

    Reply

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s