Category Archives: Post-Hike

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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The Grand Canyon / Colorado River Adventure

From both Mary and me, many thanks again to the fine folks and staff at both Moki Mac and Small World Adventures for making our trip down the Colorado River an EPIC experience and one that won’t be forgotten for many years to … Continue reading

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The Aqua Blaze – A True Whitewater Journey

Well, the opportunity came up this spring to kayak down the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon for two weeks towards summers end and I took it! As most of you know kayaking has been a love of mine for … Continue reading

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Trail Days and The Virginia Creeper

My son, Bill, picked me up along with several other 2013 thru hikers that I had met on AT my last several days of hiking this year.  Honey, Mooner, (a nice just married couple) and Bear Paw, rode with us to Trail Days from Hot … Continue reading

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Trail Magic Time!

Had fun this past weekend doing some trail magic for the 2013 NOBOs with Joe Jackson (Video) at Stecoah Gap in North Carolina. We fed burgers and hot dogs to forty plus hikers coming through the gap during a two-day period. It was … Continue reading

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