Goin’ Hikin’


It’s been a heck of a long winter here in New England, but I’m heading out of town in a couple of days. Time to start knocking more of those National Parks off the “hiked” list! This time around I’ll visit Carlsbad Caverns and Guadalupe Mountains, in New Mexico and Texas, respectively. Hoping to bag Guadalupe Peak, the highest point in Texas, while there.

Guadalupe Peak

I’ve visited both parks in the past, but it’s been quite a long time, and the first time I was there I wasn’t hiking yet. So, poor me has to go back! (Seriously, it’s my pleasure.) Fingers crossed for good weather. Looking like it will be in the 50s and 60s, which sounds positively BALMY to me from where I’m sitting! These two parks will be numbers 26 and 27 for me on (or off!) the “have hiked” list, though the “have visited” list is 40-plus.

Pictures soon!

Author: barblee

Barb Lee is a native of Western Massachusetts who loves to write, travel and hike the world, and hang out with her beautiful Jersey Wooly bunny Muffin. Her whole life changed when she was diagnosed with Stage IV lung cancer in October of 2019. By January of 2020, she was bouncing back in a major way. Now, in addition to all her favorite activities, she wants to help others make the most of life following a devastating diagnosis, while she continues to beat the odds.

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