We've also started to embrace our climate and take advantage of winter hiking. I wrote about Thacher Park a month or so ago. It's been our winter playground the last couple of weeks. There are waterfalls and creeks that are absolutely stunning with the ice and snow. We also invested in snowshoes so we can better manage our hikes. Gavin did really well in his- the kid is awesome! We are hoping to get a hike in every weekend. This past weekend was extremely cold, 12 degrees and I don't know how much colder with the wind chill. Even so, we powered through. Once you get going, you warm up pretty well.
Next weekend we are venturing to the Catskills with our friends Jeff and Toyin. I found some great trails to explore so that should be a lot of fun. It's nice to get out in the fresh air and get some exercise. We spend most of the week cuddled up in our house so it's great to have something to look forward to. I think we all need a little adventure in our lives! Here are a few pictures of our winter exploring so far. Enjoy!
Little squirt ready to go!
Thacher Park, January 2010
Looking at the waterfalls
Gavin loves to shake the snow off the tree branches!
Little man on his new snowshoes- again, he's just awesome!
He gets tired out pretty quickly though and makes Adam carry him!