The kids went to Chicago and we went backpacking on the Berryman Trail.

Snow? What snow? (365:085)

Snow? What snow? (365:085). I was most disappointed to find it didn’t snow in the night. Two-minute read

Trail shelter, Bluffs Trail, Meramec State Park (365:084)

Trail shelter, Bluffs Trail, Meramec State Park (365:084) – I started the day with a monster hangover. Which, of course, was totally my own fault. I obviously ate far too much cheese. One-minute read, 4 pictures

Bluffs on the Meramec River at Meramec State Park, Missouri

Bluffs on the Meramec River at Meramec State Park, Missouri – I love my little Fuji Finepix F30 compact, it produces such ‘painterly’ pictures.

Gary and Ginger at the end of our Berryman Trail backpacking trip (365:083)

Gary and Ginger at the end of our Berryman Trail backpacking trip (365:083). 8 pictures

Feet up, taking a break on the trail (365:082)

Feet up, taking a break on the trail (365:082) – Today was a very windy day. Five-minute read, 8 pictures

Waking up in the woods. Berryman Trail, Missouri (365:081)

Waking up in the woods. Berryman Trail, Missouri (365:081) – Last night we slept under the stars. One-minute read, 5 pictures

Gary and Ginger on the Ozark / Berryman Trail (365:080)

Near Floyd Tower Road, heading towards Harmon Spring Trail Camp.

Gary and Ginger Backpacking on the Berryman Trail (365:079)

Gary and Ginger Backpacking on the Berryman Trail (365:079) – Today the sun shone. Three-minute read, 6 pictures

Trip report: Backpacking the Berryman Trail – 2011

Backpacking the Berryman Trail, 2011 – With the kids away for Spring Break with their father for a week we decided it was time for our next backpacking trip. Trip write-up: 15-minute read, +20

Resting my eyes (365:078)

Resting my eyes (365:078) – At a service station in Eureka, Missouri, just off the I44. One-minute read