Category Archives: hiking

How would you celebrate 40 years of walking?

In June 2016 the Volkssportverein Frederichburg Club in Fredericksburg, TX will be celebrating 40 years! It is amazing! Four decades since the founding of this club which led to the organization of the American Volkssport Association with clubs and walking … Continue reading

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Mitchell Lake Audubon Center Walk – San Antonio – Sat 04/18/15

The Texas Wanderers are hosting these walks (5K/10K) on Saturday.  This event is held on a 1200 acre natural area just south of downtown San Antonio.  In addition to Mitchell Lake the  natural area includes wetlands, and an upland habitat.  The walk … Continue reading

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Spring Walk in Wimberley, TX Sat Apr 26th

The NB-Marsch-und Wandergruppe is hosting this event.  The walk is through the historic Village of Wimberley and along the Blanco River. The hiking trails are improved and the beautiful “Blue Hole” is remodeled and open for us to visit. Start/Finish point … Continue reading

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Frisco, Tx (5k/10K) Walk Sat Apr 26th

The Dallas Trekkers are hosting this event.  The walk route will include the Texas Sculpture Garden, Dr Pepper Ballpark and Hockey Arena, the Bronze Cattle Drive and other sites in south Frisco. Start/Finish point and registration:  Gazebo Burger, 6801 Warren … Continue reading

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Comfort, Tx Walk (5k/10K) Sat Apr 19th

Hill Country Volkssportverein is hosting this Easter Event.  The walk routes are out on country roads.  I’m not sure if the route is exactly the same as it was in 2010, but we did the event back then if you’d … Continue reading

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Come hike Dana Peak Park on 8/3/2013

This is an emotional event for two reasons.  It is a memorial to club member Mary Blankenship who passed away in 2011.  Mary was one of the original founders of the Trotting Texas Turtles Volksmarching Club back in 1984.  Even … Continue reading

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Balcones District Park Walk- Sat May 18

The Colorado River Walkers are hosting two walks/hikes this Saturday. Balcones District Park is a 59 acre park in northwest Austin. Its features include a swimming pool, a play scape, and picnic areas.  The park is located near the sites … Continue reading

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