https://youtu.be/IPetZ7iaAGI The new Dallas Fanning Nature Preserve, Huntsville, AL. I hiked the one mile Steve Fowler Loop Trail later in the day after the ceremony, finding lots of fungi, blackberries and an interesting mix of wetlands and woodlands. It's great to have more places to explore on the west side of Huntsville. Hope you enjoy... Continue Reading →
https://youtu.be/3--lr74uU1Y From today’s rainy grand opening of the Dallas Fanning Nature Preserve, the newest nature preserve in Huntsville, and one of the few areas on the west side of town to hike. We didn’t get to do the hike because of heavy rain, but I always enjoy attending these events. More photos after work...
Trails: no trails Length: 2 miles VIEW PHOTO GALLERY I first visited Barren Fork Creek last year on my birthday, exploring by kayak upstream about a quarter of a mile to an island (and nearly losing my hat in the process). My original intentions were to go another half mile roughly upstream to see a... Continue Reading →
Trails: South Plateau Loop, McKay Hollow Trail, Rocky Nightmare Trail, Warpath Ridge, Bucca Family Trail, Fire Tower Trail Photo Gallery: http://www.weathermansam.com/photos/2019p/122819bankhead/index.html Length: 4.75 miles After a lazy morning and looking for something to do outdoors, I decided to tackle the Rocky Nightmare Trail, the one little trail (it clocks in at just under a mile)... Continue Reading →
https://youtu.be/wVgA4DkgwOw Took my small Pelican kayak out for a spin through a little area called Cooper Marsh downstream of a dam that borders Lady Ann Lake in Huntsville, AL. I kind of wished I'd had my fishing kayak that's a little more stable (and would have helped with all of the slightly submerged stumps I... Continue Reading →
https://youtu.be/YLSsDerxOGY Early December snowfall, Lake Ann Lake, Huntsville, AL 12/10/19. No Narration. Ambient sounds of the snow and wind. If you like, please subscribe! Hit the bell to get notifications for new videos too! PLAYLISTS: Hiking Adventures: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLM-UD88jNawcj8GAboeSTrXlFWSiDrXyg Kayak Adventures: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLM-UD88jNawfd5iLwDFH9SeXum_MLAz5X Exploring Bankhead/Sipsey: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLM-UD88jNawe2o6B9_GoCsRzIhz0PgWNz Sam & Robin's Adventure Vlog: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLM-UD88jNaweiIjejlxQeC4cXlXDCMsfW Gear Reviews: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Moa2J22cYfQ&list=PLM-UD88jNawfdiNiuGEhiwvNjaFV4H6az Zen Nature:... Continue Reading →
https://youtu.be/FCKZQb1Ocak #huntsville #greenmountain #hiking. A walk down some of the newesttrails at the Land Trust of North Alabama's Green Mountain Preserve! Wildflowers, caves and hidden waterfall surprises!
https://youtu.be/VkuOsQGHT9M #huntsville #hiking #montesano . One of the first trails I ever explored of the Land Trust of North Alabama's preserves, and one of my favorites. This trail offers a little bit of everything: waterfalls, wildflowers and history all on a relatively flat hike.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jlNcAPDr6ss A hike up one of the best spots in north Alabama for "wildflower hunting"! There's so many different species in bloom this time of year. Alongside Cane Creek Canyon Nature Preserve and some trails in the Sipsey Wilderness, it's hard to beat this spot! I follow Fagan Creek from the Cleermont Trailhead the length... Continue Reading →