Kristyn and I took off to Minnewaska State Park today hoping to do about a 5-6 mile hike. We were hoping to head to see Rainbow Falls and hang out there for a bit before heading back to the cars. Well, long story short - we suck at trail map reading. It's hard and we failed miserably. We took a wrong turn that made our 5 mile hike into a much more difficult 8 mile hike. Although, I have to say that the hardest parts were kind of the coolest parts too. Unfortunately about 2/3 of the way through, while climbing up some rock formations, I didn't lift my leg high enough and I took a pretty decent tumble. We made it to a lake (that was no where near where we intended to go) and took a rest there. I cleaned up my battered leg and soaked my feet in the ice water before we were on our way.
Even with a pretty nasty injury, I had a terrific time and I'm totally looking forward to another ridiculous hike with Kristyn next weekend.