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Resupplying on a Thru Hike

To mail drop or not to mail drop… Nothing stresses me out more than trying to plan what food I might want to eat four months from now, not to mention how much of it.  I don’t even like to read the guidebook until I’m a week or two out from leaving.  If there’s one… Read more »

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Colorado River – Week 4

Days 1-7 Days 8-14 Days 15-21 Day 22 Ice Bath and I got up early with intentions to hike to the Bar 10 Ranch.  There’s a trail to the rim from camp and then a dirt road leading to the ranch.  However, we didn’t know just how far it was (different books said 5 or… Read more »

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Colorado River – Week 3

Day 1-7 Days 8-14 Day 15 The moon has been so bright the last couple of nights that I wake up repeatedly thinking it’s morning.  I slept in a little since I’d been awake so much during the night.  Everyone else was having a slow morning too.  When we all got up, we had breakfast… Read more »

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Colorado River – Week 2

Days 1-7 Day 8 After a breakfast of egg scramble, bagels, and fruit, Patrick rowed Ice Bath and Cristine and I across the river so that we could hike up the Tanner Trail to Cardenas Butte.  It was hot and exposed but not too difficult.  We weren’t sure if we’d reached the correct butte or… Read more »

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Colorado River – Week 1

I happened to be talking to Ice Bath on facebook a couple of months ago, getting her friend’s address to send her a thank you card from when she let me stay at her house on the PCT, when she mentioned she was going to be rafting the Grand Canyon in February. That was always… Read more »

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Grand Canyon River Trip

I leave today on a Grand Canyon river trip. We will be rafting 280 miles of the Colorado River over 28 days, with lots of hiking along the way. I may have signal occasionally, in which case I will be updating instagram and you can follow me there. Blogs will come after the trip. See… Read more »