Monthly Archives: March 2014

One last check

So this is what we have so far. We’re pretty sure we will jetison some things as we go and or add some things. It appears it will rain on us and possibly snow…go figure.  Ironically we are watching Frozen … Continue reading

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The Final Countdown…

So today we took a drive out to Lake Morena and down Hauser Creek Rd in an attempt to stash some water at Hauser Creek so as to reduce the amount of water we will carry from the southern terminus. … Continue reading

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5:1

In an article written by Adrianne Wadewitz, PhD (The Gendered forest: Women Relax, Men Mountaineer, The Society Pages Nov 22, 2013) she notes that the men to women backpacker ratio seems to be 5:1, and equates it with the industry’s … Continue reading

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Mutiny?

There will be no mutiny here. It appears that the Immune system has been feeling a little left out, unappreciated and apparently jealous of the skeletal, muscular and even the digestive system’s attention as of late, and has attempted a … Continue reading

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Anticipation

So you know that feeling you get before that big presentation, upcoming athletic event, or interview? You’ve done countless hours/days/months of preparation. You’ve checked and rechecked your information, gear, goals and benchmarks. Visualized and gone through the “big event” in … Continue reading

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Hmmm. What to eat?

5 years in the planning and 26 days out we are still working on the details.  Food prep and supply boxes should be completed by the end of this week.  We are planning to use the hybrid strategy and will … Continue reading

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Riddle Me This…

So as it appears that our pending adventure has initiated some inquiries that require some attention and to put those of you who think us bat-shit crazy (not anything new) and/or are genuinely concerned for our well being we will … Continue reading

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