90 Second Escape: The Night Hike

Monday — never an easy time for the outdoors enthusiast. After a weekend of adventure, returning to the humdrum work-a-day world can make one melancholy. To help ease the transition, every Monday we feature a 90 Second Escape — essentially, a 90-second video of a place you’d probably rather be: a trail, a park, a greenway, a lake … anywhere as long as it’s not under a fluorescent bulb.

Today’s 90-Second Escape: The Night Hike, or the first couple hours of an Ultimate Hike.

On a long hike, you have to start early. If you’re hiking 28.3 miles, you have to start real early. Like 4:30 in the morning, which in November is about two and a half hours before the sun comes up. Hitting the trail that early, as our Ultimate Hikers found out on Nov. 5, can do odd things to a person. Just watch and see …

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