Snow Hiking

The Big Owl mountain is only 1,015m above sea level (3,330feet) but it is fairly nearby and it has a cool lighthouse looking observation tower built in 1906 atop of it. Whenever we feel like getting out of the house to do some moderate snow hiking, the Big Owl is our go-to destination. The views…

Snow Hike

Even though we’re about halfway through January as of this writing, winter has been pretty modest for us in Wroclaw thus far. The temperatures have hardly dipped below freezing, snow is almost none existent, and I even rode my scooter to work a couple of times. In January! So today, on a tip from Ania’s…

Snow Mountaineering

A week ago a group of guys including myself went snow hiking in the Karkonosze mountains, known as the Giant Mountains. It was really a good bye trip for Michal, a.k.a. Cowboy, who will be leaving Poland soon with a hope for a better life in England. On a side note, it does seem that…