As you've seen, two silver maple trees were tapped this year to try out the maple syrup process. Along with maple syrup comes the opportunity to cook the sap a little longer and create a maple candy. That's exactly what we did this past Saturday. We took 4 gallons of sap and boiled it down … Continue reading Maple adventure
We decided to boil down some of the sap today. Finished up after dark. Looks like this coming week might produce a lot of sap so we look forward to doing this again soon!
Last week we decided to tap a few maple trees near the stream and they have already produced a few gallons of sap as of this morning. While checking on the trees on this fine chilly morning the sky was wonderful. The image was not taken because of the sky however. You can't see it … Continue reading Crisp Morning Air 2/19/2020
It has been a very busy few months at the range. Finally we are getting caught up before the weather completely breaks and we get even busier. Check out some of the views from above.
Most of our members remember September 11th 2001. We know where we were, who we were with. Remember the skies, bare of planes. Just as with other significant events throughout history, we remember a snapshot of our lives when something drastic happened. Our world changed 18 years ago when we found out how much evil … Continue reading Remembering today 18 years ago
The past few weeks have been full of events and new happenings. In July we had some wind and rain that had us changing up our routine. Power poles were broken when a tree fell on the lines causing a power outage during a storm. Rain caused excess water in the roads and parking lots … Continue reading Summer adventures
There are times when business gets in the way and there are times you need to put everything aside and take in the beauty around you. We don't do it nearly enough but occasionally you walk along and see something wonderful. For the last 10 years this hill has been worked on by planting wild … Continue reading Taking in the sights
Just this week we had a Quaking Aspen tree fall over buds range. Took some time in the evening to get it cleaned up. This year has been the year of falling trees. If you see anything (like this tree) please stop in at the lodge and let us know. This time the chainsaw ran … Continue reading Trees keep falling
Lately we have had a lot of rain and storms roll through central PA. Riggles Gap has not been left out. But with thunderstorms comes the beauty of nature. We had an great sight of one such storm cloud traveling to the north east of here. Hopefully the major storms are mostly done for and … Continue reading Storms in May
This past week has been full of activities and slimy, slithery things.