I know it doesn't sound like much of an adventure but when you've put on your lightweight barefoot simulated running shoes and have just gotten on the trail, and then not too far in you step in a big pile of poop.... let me tell you that is something to deal with, and a min-adventure!
And that's just what happened to me the other day.
But there's a story here to be told and it starts with me lacing up and thinking about getting out for a good hike. So, I drive 10 minutes to the trail and get out of my car. Then I start walking down the trail and literally 10 minutes in I decide to step just off the trail to look in the stream for some garnet or smooth stones to take back home. And two steps and towards the stream, I noticed the feeling around my foot, like stepping on a big mud mountain. And all I remember thinking is I really hope that was just mud and clay deposits from the stream.
But like the explorer I am I had …