Thirteen TrailBlazers braved the elements to hike White Rock Mountain Rim Loop.  

Read more: 2017-12-17 Foggy White Rock Loop

Eleven Trailblazers braved the cold to hike the Lost Bridge Loop at Beaver Lake.  Although it was a beautiful winter day, there was only one other car in the parking lot and we never saw another person on the trail.

Read more: 2017-12-09 Lost Bridge at Beaver Lake

Eleven Trailblazers braved the cold to hike the Lost Bridge Loop at Beaver Lake.  Although it was a beautiful winter day, there was only one other car in the parking lot and we never saw another person on the trail.

Read more: 2017-12-09 Lost Bridge at Beaver Lake

Who would have thought on December 2 that fifteen Trailblazers would have took off hiking to Hawksbill Crag in short sleeves. Of course it was a nice hike down to the Crag enjoying the rock formations along the bluff line. But it was a hot hike back up hill. 

 

Read more: 2017-12-02 Hawksbill Crag and Lost Valley

We were surprised to find that the Corp didn't know we were coming... and the gates to the parking lot were locked. You can't keep us from the trails, so we entered (at our own risk). 

Read more: 2017-11-26 Post Thanksgiving Turkey Trot at Lee Creek

The November General Meeting featured Tim Ernst and his slideshow of pictures from his new book, "Arkansas Beauty".  Tim has presented several slide shows in years past for the TrailBlazers and this one was certainly up to par.

Read more: 2017-11-20 Tim Ernst at General Meeting

 

At least twenty six hikers braved a fierce wind and dropping temperatures to make the loop around Alma Lake. Not everyone signed up and getting the group together for a picture proved challenging, thus the estimated total.  We did get together for a partial group picture at the intersection leading to the waterfall, later dubbed the water drizzle.  Those who had not seen it before enjoyed the short hike off the main trail.

Read more: 2017-11-18 Lake Alma Trail