Sept 13 PCT mile 2576.8 This morning we woke up a mile outside of Holden Village at their designated campsite and walked to their dining hall for breakfast. In another lifetime this place was a copper mining camp but now it’s a Lutheran Retreat Center, and is completely off the grid. They rarely see PCT … Continue reading RT Part 6: Holden Village to Canada
Sept 7 PCT mile 2419.9 So the rest of yesterday, after I fired off the last blog post, went really smoothly. Our friend Malibu, who lives in Seattle, drove out to Snoqualmie Pass to have lunch. And he brought us some massive cookies. We chilled out by the Aardvark food truck all afternoon and just … Continue reading RT Part 5: PCT from Snoqualmie Pass to Holden Village
This week Sara and I drove the northern route across the U.S. Driving is way easier than walking 3000+ miles. My co pilot and I are in a Subaru Outback that I kind of converted into an adventure vehicle. In the back we’ve got a 3 inch think memory foam mattress topper that I cut … Continue reading Road Trip Part 1: Driving across the U.S.
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
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
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 most places but this time I really mean it. The Zion Traverse aka the Trans Zion trail … Continue reading Zion Traverse, UT
Day 124 8/31 32 miles After getting into town yesterday the rest of the afternoon proved to be very productive. First of all we had to estimate our mileage for the rest of the trail then QB was able to get all our backcountry permits squared away for Glacier NP next … Continue reading East Glacier Park, MT