Scooby dog is very excited to get snowshoeing. He has impeccable begging manners.
We are in Wild River State park around the middle of January during one of the small weather windows when it wasn't colder than deep space outside. We set up 'camp' and get for an evening hike. I'm recovering from busted ribs so I can't risk XC-Skiing just yet.
We are only at the park for one night so it's the standard, set up, campfire, dinner, sleep, hike, home.
Getting right to the hiking, the park has a well defined ski trails and just let you snowshoe anyplace so we do.
|Gateway trail to the river|
|River is good but the ice scares one of us a little|
|We get cut off at the river and need to bushwhack to better ground|
|Out into the open prairie|
|This is nearing the end of about 4 hours of hiking,|
|She needs some hot cider to make the last 2 miles back to camp.|
|That did it.|