Journals

In January '17 we made our first move in more than two decades: from Bozeman, Montana to Laramie, Wyoming. It's been rewarding to explore new wilderness areas, forests, and parks in the process. Laramie is a quaint little ...
My favorite time of year is autumn in the Pacific Northwest. Spring would take second place, but there is something about the feeling of winding down after a busy summer and getting ready for a long winter, that ...

U.K. Walks 2017

"Gentlemen's Backpacking" in Scotland and England.
A 2009 car-camping weekend at Grand Manan with @toesalad, @reneetougas, @celine , @mypictograph , and @brienne inspired @hammerhead and I to one day return with backpacks and trekking poles - including a revisit to Hole in the Wall ...
Some entries for my summer 2017 outdoor outings.
A 9 week family road trip that includes Colorado, Nevada, California, Oregon, Washington, British Columbia, and Alberta with (hopefully) lots of outdoor adventures along the way.

Road trip 2017

A nine week road trip through the western US & Canada. Stage One: Drive from our home in Montreal, QC through Ontario, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, and Nebraska. 3 Days. Stage Two: Stay in Colorado for one week. ...
Hikerbox Special and I attempted the Wind River High Route over 8 days in late July. The snow levels in the Winds had been much higher than usual this year, so even at the end of this trip ...
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The elk know where to hike. We wandered through a very primitive forest floor, surrounded by trees big as cars. Winter storms often topple over old growth every season, making it impossible to walk anything close to a ...

JMT Thru-Hike 2016

Re-created, daily journal posts about my John Muir Trail hike in 2016.