It was properly under freezing, sometimes overcast and the bottom was nonetheless slick and moist with the day past’s snow, however for Cathy Shike of Hoffman Estates, all of it added as much as “attractive.”
Shike and different hearty nature lovers trekked out to Crabtree Nature Center in Barrington Hills on Sunday morning for the New Year’s Wellness Walk alongside the protect’s wooded trails.
“I feel it simply restores the soul,” stated hiker Ellen Ward of Barrington. “It’s stunning to spend time outdoors.”
For Tinaz Sevak of Buffalo Grove, who took to the paths along with her two-year-old son, Kirsh, in a jogging stroller, it was an opportunity to get off to begin on her New Year’s decision to be extra energetic.
“I find it irresistible, contemporary air,” she stated.