Outdoors Woman

Discussion in 'Hobbies' started by mwenstrand, Jul 12, 2011.

  1. mwenstrand

    mwenstrand In the Brooder

    May 24, 2011
    Does anybody out there enjoy downhill skiing, mountain biking, etc?
  2. hisdaughter

    hisdaughter Chirping

    Apr 30, 2011
    I used to ski, then I moved to Florida. We have a few mountain bike parks near us and that's enjoyable, when it's not too hot. My DH is considering kuyaks. It should be fun considering we live near a lot of bodies of water. The outdoors is a beautiful place to enjoy and I hope you get to enjoy your area often.
  3. coreybee

    coreybee Chirping

    Jun 6, 2011
    Nottingham, PA
    I like to hike with my Ridgebacks. They enjoy the offleash time, and I the great outdoors.
  4. Chickerdoodle13

    Chickerdoodle13 The truth is out there...

    Mar 5, 2007
    Phoenix, AZ
    I love hiking with my dog. I would love to get into riding my bike, but I keep forgetting to bring it down to the college with me. I bought a nice mountain bike a few years back but it hasn't seen much use! I haven't done much hiking this summer and I really miss it. In south Jersey there are some really nice trails, but everything is so flat! I like some hills!
  5. missychicky

    missychicky Songster

    Jun 10, 2009
    Milwuakie. OR
    I love any activity that gets you outdoors, camping in particular. I love to go fishing as much as I can convince my parents to take me, and sometimes when I get the determination to bike to the nearest water. I have gone horseback riding, but I find that wasn't really my thing. Whitewater rafting on the other hand, I something truly unforgettable. In the winter I go ice skating and downhill sking, both an exeptional experience. I would go ice fishing if oregon could ever get up the courage to freeze. All and all, I'm I wilds woman through and through
  6. arianna

    arianna Songster

    Sep 8, 2010
    North Carolina
    I love hiking. I am very fortunate to have Morrow Mountain State Park only 5 minutes from my house and I can go hiking every day. In the past few years I gained so much weight and became so lazy that I decided to start hiking again. At first it was just the weekends, but now I do it almost every day. It's addictive [​IMG] . This is the only exercise I can do without feeling "tortured" by it. Being out there in the mountains ( it's a small mountain, but still has the mountain "smell"), makes me dream, makes me feel revived and reborn . I just love it. In fact I have days when I want to hike so bad that not even rain can stop me. I keep a rain coat in my back pack for those days. No matter how sore I am sometimes I still love it [​IMG], and on top of that I’m loosing weight which is a bonus.
    Last edited: Jul 14, 2011
  7. Frost Homestead

    Frost Homestead eggmonger

    Jul 9, 2011
    Lago Vista, TX
    I ride my mountain bike quite often. My DH has one too but it's a little hard sometimes to get him to go out with me because we have to ride early in the morning since it gets unbearably hot by about 10 am. The only thing I don't like is I've gotten scabies all over my calves from riding through tall grass. [​IMG] It took about 6 months for me to completely get rid of them and it was horrible. Needless to say I will NOT ride through tall grass anymore, but I do still ride, I just stick to the trails, roads, and rocky areas.
  8. Eatin'Dirt

    Eatin'Dirt Songster

    Feb 15, 2009
    Las Vegas NV
    I love to hike with my Aussie! I live next to Mount Charleston, so we go often. I horseback ride more tho. [​IMG] We fish alot, too.
  9. HHandbasket

    HHandbasket The Chickeneer

    Never got into skiing. Not a big fan of snow. Or anything cold for that matter!
  10. wyoDreamer

    wyoDreamer Crowing

    Nov 10, 2010
    I haven't been on ski's in 20 years! [​IMG]

    I still have my ski's and boots. Both downhill and cross country.
    I thought that when we moved out to Wyoming I would be able to get DH out to the ski hill, but so far no such luck.

    I learned to ski in northern Wisconsin. And there we ski on almost anything - wet snow, powder, ice, rocks ... [​IMG]

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