Author Archives: JoAnne Burek

Ministik Berg Hike: Blossoms and Beavers

Twenty people came out to hike on our warmest day yet. The aspen leaves are still emerging, so most of the time we were only in dappled shade. The Ministik Bird Sanctuary is a beautiful, undisturbed plot of land. The … Continue reading

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Hiking Source of the Blackmud

Last Sunday’s hike is definite proof that you should never, ever, hold out for “better weather on another day,” when you can hike the “Source of the Blackmud” in the middle of May. For if you did postpone, you would … Continue reading

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East Battle River and famous features

Twenty-one hikers came out to discover the famous features of the East Battle River section of the trail. At the base of the plateau, we stumbled upon the cacti. After scrambling to the top of the plateau, we enjoyed the … Continue reading

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