Fall colors on Mount Elden

Recently, we hiked to the highest point in Arizona, Mount Humphreys. This weekend, we took advantage of the good weather - pre storm to come - and hiked Mount Elden, which overlooks our house in Flagstaff.   Footwear: Altra Lone Peak 3.5 (Sandra) Brooks Men's Cascadia (Dominic) Injinji’s (Sandra) Darn Tough (Dominic) Superfeet (Sandra)   We are heading off (thru-hike) …

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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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Enjoying hiking in Arizona

After we traveled down the West coast, through Washington, Oregon and California we turned left and headed into Arizona, a state where we have spent many years and which we both really enjoy. We stayed with friends here (having lived in Phoenix, Tucson & Flagstaff in the past), found some great boondocking spots and did …

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Our adventure in the mountains of Canada continues: Yoho, Glacier and Revelstoke.

In our last post, we shared our adventures in Kootenay National Park (B.C.), Banff National Park (Alberta) and Jasper National Park (Alberta) and in this post, we continue our awesome time in the mountains with visits to Yoho National Park (B.C.), Glacier National Park (B.C.) and Mount Revelstoke National Park (B.C.). Yoho National Park Lots of waterfalls and ptarmigans in Yoho National Park, just west of …

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A day in Glacier National Park (the US one)

As you saw in our last post, we spent a highly enjoyable week at Waterton Lakes National Park , an awesome Canadian national park, which is teamed up with Glacier National Park in Montana, to form the Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. While we were at Waterton Lakes National Park we took the opportunity to drive to Glacier National Park for the day …

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The Blue Ridge Parkway (with a sailboat!)

We love the Blue Ridge Parkway, almost 500 miles of super scenic road. Loved by bikers everywhere, it has lots of twists and turns, tunnels and great views. Not so great in an RV, towing a sailboat but, what the heck ….. It got us to some lovely campgrounds, such as Mt. Pisgah campground (NC), …

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