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Middle Fork Salmon River, ID / Wyoming

From both Mary and me, many thanks again to Bob Sarratt, who put this trip together for everyone, and the fine folks and staff at Mountain Travel Sobek for making our trip down the Middle Fork Salmon River another EPIC outdoor … Continue reading

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Big Whitewater Plans for 2017

Well, I hate to say it, but my plans to start hiking the CDT (Continental Divide Trail) have moved out to yet another year. Why? I guess you could say that those river gods are just calling me stronger these days. I’ve decided … Continue reading

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My Pinhoti Trail Thru Hike

I just finished my Pinhoti Trail thru hike a couple of weeks ago and for the first time I wasn’t a complete purist on the trail. I skipped over a very small section at Strawberry Mountain around the Lafayette area where I was enjoying … Continue reading

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What’s Happening and The Pinhoti Trail in 2016

Wow, it’s been a long time since my last update on my blog, so here’s a quick recap of what’s been going on since finishing the PCT in 2014 and on what’s in store for 2016. It was always my plan to take … Continue reading

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Manning Park, Canada

Day 148 – Friday, September 5 I made it to the northern terminus of the PCT or the Canadian border on Friday, September 5th right about 5 p.m. to finish my thru hike. It was a pleasure to spend the last couple of … Continue reading

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White Pass

Day 131 – Tuesday, August 19 These days I’m working hard to slow my pace down and enjoy the last several weeks on the trail. With the miles I have remaining it’s beginning to feel more like a short backpacking trip in … Continue reading

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Mt. Hood

Day 121 – Saturday, August 9 I only went into the Sisters / Redmond area for a short afternoon and evening to visit with some old Yellowstone friends from 1979 knowing that when I made it to Mt. Hood I … Continue reading

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Sisters / Bend

Day 113 – Friday, August 1 I crossed over into Oregon on Monday, July 21 and ended up doing another very long day into Ashland (35.8 miles) to the Callahan’s Mountain Lodge off Interstate 5. It was raining so that … Continue reading

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Etna and One Ugly Snake Story

Day 96 – Tuesday, July 15 Well, I was hoping that my next blog update would have been from Ashland, Oregon but it’s not. I’m in Etna, California right now and I technically still have +/- 40 more trail miles … Continue reading

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Mt. Shasta

Day 93 – Saturday, July 12 I’m currently in Shasta City in the very north end of California and things are going great on the trail! This past Thursday I broke my personal best hiking day.  I hiked 34.5 miles in a … Continue reading

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