Heading South from Flagstaff to (our trail end) Roosevelt Marina

If you've been following our blog, you'll know that we already completed the northern most sections of the AZT, including the hike from the UT state line to the Grand Canyon, rim to rim across the grand canyon and we hiked northbound on the Flagstaff to Grand Canyon section. In this post - our last …

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Hiking from Flagstaff to the Grand Canyon

After a great hike across the Kaibab Plateau (even with the snow!) and through the Grand Canyon (rim to rim), we did a quick flip flop and decided to hike the section from the Grand Canyon to Flagstaff NOBO, instead of SOBO (like the rest of this hike), mainly to avoid another snowstorm!   Please …

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Everything you need, to walk 800 miles across Arizona

This week we head off for our first few miles on the Arizona National Scenic Trail, which runs for 800 miles across Arizona (from Mexico to Utah). Recently, we shared a little with you per our food resupply strategy and some great products provided to us by vendors such as FBomb, Justins, Guayaki, Maruchan, Mooncheese, Nicks Sticks …

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Food prep for our thru-hike of the Arizona Trail

This week we will start our thru-hike of the Arizona Trail, 800 miles across Arizona. Some good friends will drive us from our home in Flagstaff to the Utah border and the northern terminus of the Arizona National Scenic Trail. From there, we will hike back (SOBO) to our house in Flagstaff - a distance …

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Fundraising for animals while hiking the Arizona Trail

  We are doing some fundraising for the Humane Society (THS) while hiking the Arizona Trail (AZT) so if you can, please support our hike and the great work that the Humane Society does by clicking on our fundraising page here. You can pledge as little as 1 or 5¢ per mile (the AZT is 800 …

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Colorado Trail thru hike – Logistics & Costs

If you've been following our blog recently, you'll know we had a great Summer (2018) cycling from AZ to CO (almost 1,000 miles) and then hiking the (485 mile) Colorado Trail. In this post, we'll share with you some of the costs, logistics & gear which we used for the Colorado Trail. Start date - Waterton …

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Silverton to Durango and the end of the Colorado Trail

Last time on this blog, we traveled from Lake City to Silverton and in this post, we make the final push to Durango. Thanks so much for following our thru hike blog. We'll do another post with final thoughts, costs etc. FYI. If you are enjoying this blog, please consider supporting us by clicking here. Please …

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End of first week and first 100 miles on the Colorado Trail

After 1 week on the trail and 100 miles under our belt, we took a break in Dillon and stayed a couple of days with great hosts, Mike and Gail at their Airbnb. While in Dillon, our friend Greg drove out from his home in Nederland and we sailed on Lake Dillon, in one of …

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Continuing our first week on the Colorado Trail

Last time on this blog, we started the ~ 500 miles hike on The Colorado Trail. In this post, we continue the adventure. Join us next time on this blog, as we pass the 100 mile mark. Keep up with us by clicking FOLLOW on this blog and entering your e-mail. You’ll then receive an …

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Hiking the Colorado Trail – the first few days on the trail

After a month on the bicycles and almost 1,000 road miles, we decided to change it up and head into the wilderness, away from traffic and roads. The Colorado Trail runs from Denver to Durango, a distance of 500 miles. If you read our last blog post, you'll have seen that we decided to head …

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