Amblings and Ramblings in the American West
Friday, October 5, 2018
Ditching the Stove: Five Reasons to Leave it Behind
Before starting the Appalachian Trail in 2013, I built myself a little backpacking stove. It was made out of a couple Heineken cans, and I t...
Monday, October 1, 2018
Salt Lake County: From Lowest to Highest
I find it fascinating to observe the differences between native Utahns and émigrés . I often find that those who have always lived here are ...
Sunday, September 30, 2018
CDT Part 9: Wrapup
The sun shone directly into the plane's windows, blinding me and the other passengers. I quickly closed the windowshade as my flight hom...
Tuesday, September 4, 2018
CDT Part 8: Leadore to Canada
Well, I just walked from Mexico to Canada. I walked. From Mexico. To Canada. Along the way, I climbed the highest peak in the Rockie...
Thursday, August 2, 2018
CDT Part 7: Pinedale to Leadore
The end is finally in sight. For a thru-hike to be successful, it's essential to maintain focus. To that end, I don't allow ...
Thursday, July 12, 2018
CDT Part 6: Grand Lake to Pinedale
In my most recent post, I lamented the fact that I hadn't hit my stride on the CDT. Multiple zero days and unexpected delays had cont...
Friday, June 22, 2018
CDT Part 5: Lake City to Grand Lake
In the past, I previously avoided Colorado as a hiking destination. I knew I'd see so much of it during my CDT hike - and I wanted to...
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