Return to Slate Bar

It’s been awhile since I hiked up to Slate Bar, but a warmish day in January (I actually wore shorts) seemed like the perfect time to go back. I was able to get off the paved bike trail and away from the seemingly endless stream of walkers and cyclists, at least for a little while. “This bar was located just […]

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Like a rock

Walking around on dredger tailings like the ones on Mississippi Bar, you see an awful lot of rocks. Most of them are pretty unremarkable at first glance; of course, you could spend a lifetime sifting through these rocks and finding interesting colors and shapes. Traveling over the rock piles can be tricky — if you don’t watch your step it’s […]

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