Manaslu Circuit+ part 3

Day 10 Danakyu Elev. 7181 feet Today we mixed things up a little. Sara and I have been thinking about what we were going to do after the Manaslu Circuit. A couple days ago we decided to just link it to the Annapurna Circuit and try to do them back to back. The start of … Continue reading Manaslu Circuit+ part 3

Manaslu Circuit+ Part 2

Day 5 Pewa Elev. 5700 feet This morning we left the Yak Hotel in Lar and started walking back towards the Manaslu Circuit from Tsum Valley. The first hour or so was pretty cold until the sun came out. It’s weird, daylight and sunrise aren’t even close. It gets light out way before the sun … Continue reading Manaslu Circuit+ Part 2

Manaslu Circuit+ Part 1

Our plan is to hike the Manaslu Circuit in Nepal with a side trip out and back to Tsum Valley. It will be QB and myself plus Mac and Moist, two friends we met last year while hiking CDT. Mac, Me, Moist I did my usual next to nothing for preparations but luckily Mac, a … Continue reading Manaslu Circuit+ Part 1

Paddling the Black Canyon of the Colorado

4/10.....Boulder City, NV Since we finished the Arizona Trail a little ahead of schedule we decided to rent a canoe and relax on a river for a couple days. Last fall QB and I took a little trip out to the southwest and as we were camping at some hot springs near the Hoover Dam … Continue reading Paddling the Black Canyon of the Colorado

Kanab, UT 4.9.18

Day 29.....22 miles.....AZT mile 712.4 Today we walked rim to rim of the Grand Canyon and it was awesome! I’ve been wanting to do this for awhile now and it absolutely lived up to the hype. This morning we caught a couple of buses to get from Mather Campground back to where we got off … Continue reading Kanab, UT 4.9.18

Grand Canyon South Rim, AZ

Day 25.....20 miles.....AZT mile 612.8 Our stay at the Travelodge last night gave me all the rest and strength I need for this last stretch of trail(I hope). This morning a couple of our friends, Hoho and Chicory, who had recently moved to Flagstaff had us over and cooked us an incredible breakfast. These two … Continue reading Grand Canyon South Rim, AZ

Pine, AZ

Day 14.....26.2 miles.....AZT mile 327.3 Fueled up with a fresh grapefruit and some jerky that Ron and Diane gave us, QB and I walked about a mile from the motel in Superior to a gas station where I got the rest of my breakfast; a coke and a microwaveable beef and bean burrito. From the … Continue reading Pine, AZ