Endless P Summer

Hayduke Part 9: Zion

11/8/19…..Hayduke Day 43…..20 miles We woke up to a delicious home cooked breakfast of potatoes, black beans, corn, cheese, eggs, toast, yogurt, fruit and coffee. Then, after we packed up, Lynn drove us 40 miles out of Kanab… Read More

Hayduke Part 7: Into the Grand Canyon

10/25/19…..Hayduke Day 29…..9 miles QB and I got back on the Hayduke today after a nearly 2 week hiatus. Let me catch you up real quick. On October 12th we started hitching to Las Vegas from Jacob Lake,… Read More

Hayduke Part 6: Back to the AZT

10/9/19…..Hayduke Day 25…..0 miles This morning Josh caught up to us as we were breaking camp and apparently he also had himself a ballgame going through Starlight Canyon yesterday. Since we were camped almost on top of HWY… Read More

Hayduke Part 5: GSENM

10/2/19…..Hayduke Day 18…..zero miles Zero miles today but not for lack of trying. Our plan was to lay around half the day, take care of a few little errands, then hitch back to the Hayduke this afternoon and… Read More

Hayduke Part 4: The Henry’s to Escalante

9/25/19…..Hayduke Day 11…..Zero miles We took the day off today in Hanksville and a nice relaxing day. Overall it was a nice little trail town, had everything we needed anyway. Last night we stayed tented in the RV… Read More

Hayduke Part 3: Happy Maze Alternate

9/21/19…..Hayduke Day 9 continued…..8 miles Before we got back to walking we paddled 14 miles this morning to Spanish Bottom, to read all about our boat trip you’ll have to refer back to my previous post. After Keith… Read More

Hayduke Part 1: Arches NP

First of all the Hayduke is more of a route than a trail so I’ll do my best to refrain from calling it a trail. It basically goes across southern Utah from Arches to Zion traveling through all… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More

Oracle, AZ

Day 3…..22.6 miles…..AZT mile 73.1 After a cozy first night in my new tent I woke up and walked the half a mile or so into Patagonia to get breakfast at the Gathering Grounds. They had this thing… Read More

Coyote Gulch, UT

There’s all kinds of ways to explore Coyote Gulch. This is the hike I did on the weekend of 11/3-11/5/17. Starting at the Hurricane Wash trailhead we did a 25 Mile round trip and it was really cool…. Read More

Zion Traverse, UT

Let me preface this post by saying Zion is an absolutely magical place and well worth the visit. If you’re a regular reader of this blog you may have noticed I tend to put a positive spin on… Read More