My favorite pictures and posts from 2010.

Our First Backpacking Trip: Hercules Glades Wilderness

December 2010, and our very first backpacking trip. Trip write-up: Five-minute read, 21 pictures

Our First Wilderness Hike

Our First Wilderness Hike. If we were going to give backpacking a go we thought it might be an idea to visit a wilderness first and discover what we were letting ourselves in for. Three-minute read, 12 pictures

Camping at Berry Bend

Camping at Berry Bend – This weekend we tried out our backpacking gear. Two-minute read. 3 pictures

Oh, Getzger!

“Oh, Getzger!” That’s a fairly frequent exclamation here.

James River Near the Crighton Access Point

James River Near the Crighton Access Point – We put in at the Crighton access point on the James River this afternoon. The light was excellent and the colder weather meant that there was no one else around.

Shallows on James River

Shallows on James River – We put in at the Crighton access point on the James River this afternoon. The light was excellent and the colder weather meant that there was no one else around. One-minute read, 2 pictures

Kayaking and Fishing on Stockton Lake

Kayaking and Fishing on Stockton Lake. One-minute read, 4 pictures

Red Bluff on Huzzah Creek, Davisville, Missouri

Red Bluff on Huzzah Creek, Davisville, Missouri – With Mick heading back to the UK, we had a couple of days leisure time before we had to collect the girls at St Louis.

Prairie Flowers at the Springfield Nature Conservation  Center

Prairie Flowers at the Springfield Nature Conservation Center – Despite the horrid heat, today we took Mick on a walk around the nature center. 3 pictures

Floating on the Big Piney

Float Trip on the Big Piney and Gasconade Rivers.

Ginger enjoying the view at Pines Overlook Campsite

Ginger enjoying the view at Pines Overlook Campsite. +1

Sunset – Cedar Ridge, Stockton Lake, Missouri

Sunset – Cedar Ridge, Stockton Lake, Missouri – Tom took me night fishing on Stockton Lake, and despite a slow start we managed to catch some nice fish. The sunset over the lake was absolutely stunning.

Sunset – Cedar Ridge, Stockton Lake, Missouri (#2)

Sunset – Cedar Ridge, Stockton Lake, Missouri (#2) – The sunset over the lake was absolutely stunning.

Sunrise on Table Rock Lake

Sunrise on Table Rock Lake. We were up early and ventured down to the lakeside to see the sunrise.