Photo note: Picture of Hikeotober last fall.
Hiketober is here! Every October I spend every weekend during that month going on at least one hike. It is my way to re-connect with nature, get time to reflect or just enjoy being outside, and really serves as a form of meditation for me. I go by myself a lot. But also do hikes with my boyfriend or with friends. It is a great bonding activity that is just fun. And usually ends with a nice glass of wine, beer, or hot cider.
Today I started my hike month, with a hike in the city. Due to 5dys of rain, the hiking in the woods and mountains in the area were just too muddy and wet. So instead, I picked a spot in the city I never go to and walked it for 2hrs. Fun way to explore and see new neighborhoods.
Next weekend I’ll start my nature hikes pending weather. In the DC area, I typically do Sugarloaf Mountain, Billy Goat Trail, and one trip to Shenandoah.
Where do you hike? I would love some new ideas. Maybe I’ll try a weekend trip somewhere new!
And what is your version of hiketober?
Time to refuel that body….and the soul through nature!