Solo Hiking in the Texas Heat | Lost Maples State Park

Solo Hiking in the Texas Heat | Lost Maples State Park

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  1. Naronaxie on November 23, 2022 at 9:54 am

    Welcome to Texas! 🤠 I’m going out to Lost Maples for New Years, hopefully there’s a little bit of greenery left

  2. 2010micki on November 23, 2022 at 9:54 am

    I really love the music in this video. Is it possible to buy it?

  3. Valor Hsu, Hiking in Taiwan on November 23, 2022 at 9:54 am

    Thank you for your video, for letting me as an Asian know more about some of the scenery in Texas, which is really different from my country. I really like this introduction, please continue.

  4. tara. on November 23, 2022 at 9:56 am

    Oof, I hear cicadas! Too hot for a hike lol.

  5. Tray Nelly on November 23, 2022 at 9:57 am

    Boi with yo goofy ass wearing a mask in nature lmfaooo

  6. C Yuasa on November 23, 2022 at 9:57 am

    Less music please, so we can get a better ambience of what it’s like to be out there.

  7. Rodolfo Ramirez on November 23, 2022 at 9:58 am

    hi. Thanks. Hope you return in the fall shortly after the first cold snap. Check with the park rangers. You will appreciate the striking colors, for us anyway. Nothing like Vermont but great treat for us , here.(San Antonio)

  8. Tucker Lundquist on November 23, 2022 at 9:58 am

    The heat made me shiver since where I am right now it is 16 degrees

  9. Andy Leo on November 23, 2022 at 9:58 am

    You dont go hiking in Texas in the summer 😂 insane

  10. Mike Harrison on November 23, 2022 at 10:01 am

    Thomas, I’m based herein San Antonio. Let me now if you want to hike Pedernales Falls.

  11. Marcia C on November 23, 2022 at 10:01 am

    I live in Texas. Didn’t ever hear of Lost Maples State Park. Beautiful place. Mic issues, but still very nice video. Enjoyed very much. Thank you Thomas. 😊🌱🌿

  12. James Foreman on November 23, 2022 at 10:02 am

    Thanks for the preview, I plan to visit the part in a couple of weeks. Nice to know that Texas has something that compares favorably with the east coast fall colors.

  13. RileyCoyote on November 23, 2022 at 10:02 am

    Palo Duro Canyon to the Lighthouse just south of Amarillo. One of my favorite places!

  14. Jacob Young on November 23, 2022 at 10:02 am

    Welcome to Texas, some great hikes for long distance or overnights is the Sam Houston National Forest. Lone star hiking trail. A 96.5 mile thur hike with well over 130+ trails and off shoots. Also Huntsville State park too.

  15. Dubmajick on November 23, 2022 at 10:04 am

    Texas would be down south brother, not out west, Technically, but no worries i know what you meant.

  16. Blue Wolf Adventures on November 23, 2022 at 10:07 am

    Y’all going to do more TX video now?

  17. Jaded on November 23, 2022 at 10:08 am

    Deserts get hot but don’t have the humidity Texas does.

  18. scott jones on November 23, 2022 at 10:09 am

    I rode through that country last summer when it was above 100 degrees on my motorcycle, the famous Three Twisted Sisters ride. I would stop at every river crossing to soak a t shirt and it would be dry in 10 minutes, just in time to soak it again. I loved it though. I’ll be going again this spring while it’s still in the 80’s. You did a great job of presenting the hike, thanks and take care .

  19. Rudy Alcorta on November 23, 2022 at 10:09 am

    Why are you wearing a mask ??

  20. Debbie Phillips on November 23, 2022 at 10:10 am

    I so enjoyed this video. I did part of this hike in November with my 3 dogs, stopped at the overlook which was fogged in. The grotto was so beautiful. Here is my blog post with some of the photos. I hope to go back again. I loved the rivers and the hill country.

  21. TK586 on November 23, 2022 at 10:10 am

    does andrew have an ID for the flower at 8:00 ? i believe it is blanket flower

  22. Dave22 on November 23, 2022 at 10:10 am

    the sweaty adventures of tan pants

  23. Lynn Canatella on November 23, 2022 at 10:12 am

    If you have not yet you need to try Colorado Bend. Take the Spicewood Springs Trail, and walk IN The spring. You walk up a series of pools with small waterfalls from the pool above spilling down into it. Don’t let the first one that’s loaded with people put you off and try to stay in the water, you can do it almost all the way. It’s magical, almost impossible to believe it’s in Texas. Plus it’s mostly shady and you are in the water.

  24. Hiking With Jackie Boy on November 23, 2022 at 10:14 am

    Lost Maples is my go-to Park

  25. Leslee Estes on November 23, 2022 at 10:14 am

    HELLO from Central Texas. Love all your videos.

  26. Patt Attack on November 23, 2022 at 10:17 am

    Will be doing a trip with the boys to LM SP next weekend. As others have mentioned, you should check out Garner SP and Big Bend NP.

  27. KK12WW on November 23, 2022 at 10:17 am

    Texas Hiking suggestions:
    -Big Bend National Park + Big Bend Ranch State Park (Spring time before it gets too hot! Check out Balmorhea State Park and the observatory at Fort Davis also on the way)
    -Guadalupe Mountains NP (The hike to the "top of TX" is a strenuous hike, but a fun one for the bucket list. Also, this NP can be easily combined with a trip to Carlsbad Canyons NP & White Sands in New Mexico)
    -Palo Duro Canyon State Park (near Amarillo)

    I’d also recommend making your way up to the Ouachita Mts/Ozarks at some point in Arkansas, as it’s 1 state away.

  28. Solar Cooking on November 23, 2022 at 10:18 am

    why did you where the mask alone. Stupid question I guess other than trying to stay PC

  29. shelia springer on November 23, 2022 at 10:19 am

    What was the total distance?

  30. DJ Koenig on November 23, 2022 at 10:20 am

    In Texas from starting from about May 1st to lasting sometimes until November 1st can be like walking through the fires of HELL! NO Joke!!😳
    The winters are when hiking is great in general!

  31. Stacy Prince on November 23, 2022 at 10:20 am

    Thanks so much for the video. I’ll be hiking Lost Maples for the first time in November at peak fall color. Hopefully it will be much cooler than when you went. 😄

  32. Nicholas Duckney on November 23, 2022 at 10:20 am

    Make sure you have salt tablets or an electrolyte replacement, confusion and feeling light headed can be from a substantial loss of salts in your body and is often confused with dehydration. You can take the right amount of water on a hike and if you become salt deficient you might start to feel ill effects. Whilst climbing in Thailand in 40 degree heat, I began to experience leg and arm cramps, not something you want several hundred feet up a limestone tower, my Northern European body just couldn’t cope with the heat.

  33. Eric Herbert on November 23, 2022 at 10:21 am

    Welcome to Texas. Sorry you spent so much time not being here.

  34. Cabin Vibes Ebay Store on November 23, 2022 at 10:22 am

    New sub ! Liked ✌️✌️😆

  35. Tinee Johnston on November 23, 2022 at 10:24 am

    Very good hike and very informative as well 😎😇 you’ve done good

  36. Pablo Hernandez on November 23, 2022 at 10:24 am

    awesome video!

  37. Kat G. on November 23, 2022 at 10:25 am

    Great video Thomas! Beautiful scenery. Cannot mess with that heat! TY Jesus you’re ok. Enjoyed the music. You guys did a great job editing. Glad to see ur out hiking again! TY FOR SHARING

  38. FAITH/ hardcoretacos on November 23, 2022 at 10:25 am

    such a nice video!!!

  39. Phyllis Macevicius on November 23, 2022 at 10:27 am

    I recently subscribed. I will have to do this hike when temps are more tolerable. I enjoy your video content and the detail given to the production aspect. The work that goes into creating and recording original music is noted and appreciated.

  40. Raphael Zipagan on November 23, 2022 at 10:30 am

    wish my country have state parks too

  41. Mark Stowe on November 23, 2022 at 10:32 am

    Does anyone know the title of the song that starts playing around the 6:25 mark? I haven’t been able to find a track list for this video and the song has been playing on repeat in my head for like the past month.

  42. Nancy Amaya on November 23, 2022 at 10:38 am

    Texas heat is no joke! So glad to see this video. I’ll be hiking there this weekend! 😁

  43. John Jefferies on November 23, 2022 at 10:40 am

    Thanks for sharing Thomas. In far West Texas near the NM border is Guadalupe Peak. It will be a lengthy drive from Central Texas but it is one of a kind in terms of Texas Mountains and I do not think you will regret any portion of the adventure.

  44. Joshua Epkins on November 23, 2022 at 10:43 am

    Haha texas heat is a whole different ball game. 🔥🔥

  45. SouthTX Gal on November 23, 2022 at 10:44 am

    Glad you made it out safe. This heat is insane. I have a personal rule not to hike in weather above 80 degrees. I did once at Hill Country SNA in 92 degree heat and had heat exhaustion so I cant even phathom 100 plus. Yeah I am quite a pansy when it comes to heat. For me hiking season is November to March.

  46. the snort gringe on November 23, 2022 at 10:44 am

    Andrew teaches you how to identify wild plants
    Thomas teaches how to walk uphill 😜

  47. amby dex on November 23, 2022 at 10:45 am

    Makes me feel better about my (mis)adventures yesterday in the Texas heat. I too, waited until I started feeling a bit off before deciding it was time to turn around and head back. Started getting that heat exhaustion feeling with a long hike back still ahead and drank all my water. I thought I had enough, but your pace just isn’t the same as it usually is when you get overheated. I went off trail when I knew there was a road nearby that was a more direct route and that was a bad call; no tree cover with a blistering sun overhead made me feel like I was baking in an oven. There was just no winning that one.

  48. Eric Muhs on November 23, 2022 at 10:49 am

    Enchanted Rock park!

  49. R Dykes on November 23, 2022 at 10:49 am

    Go home to where you came from , its not ‘buh Jesus’

  50. Anastasia F. on November 23, 2022 at 10:51 am

    I am going there tomorrow and am very excited! After almost 10 years in Texas, I learned about this place a few weeks ago from my manicure tech.

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