RT part 9: California and a 50 Mile Run

Sept 28 SHR mile 128 I didn’t sleep so well in the Mammoth Lakes Motel 6 last night. Probably the combination of lack of air conditioning, the tractor trailer trucks rolling through the parking lot, or most likely that I’m just not used to sleeping in beds. I ate good though. Sara and I went … Continue reading RT part 9: California and a 50 Mile Run

RT part 8: Sierra High Route from Road’s End to Red’s Meadow

Sept 22 SHR Mile 18 The Sierra High Route isn’t so much a trail but more of a route through California’s Sierra Nevada mountains. It stretches roughly 195 miles from Road’s End in King’s Canyon north to Twin Lakes near Mono Village(or the other way around but we’re going north). Unlike most of the hiking … Continue reading RT part 8: Sierra High Route from Road’s End to Red’s Meadow

Road Trip Part 2: Vancouver Island

Aug 20 Seattle, WA As we were driving out of our parking spot in the Fishtrap BLM land this morning, we noticed how smoky it was in eastern Washington. So smoky that we might not be hiking the PCT. We still had a few hours to monitor the situation but as we were driving west … Continue reading Road Trip Part 2: Vancouver Island

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

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