Tag Archives: Life is Good

CDT LASH – Highlights

FEB 17, 2021 : DEE – ONESPEEDCONTINENTAL DIVIDE TRAIL *This is from a post I wrote for The Trek on Feb 17th, 2021. I hope you enjoy it as it was a featured link on instagram @thetrek.co CDT LASH – Highlights … Continue reading

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Whose calves are these!

A blissful and energy restoring night’s sleep, after getting up at 2 in the morning to see if we (Paul, myself, Katie and Scout) could catch the meteor shower (we didn’t) was replaced by the discovery that someone had replaced … Continue reading

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Here goes nothin’

Up early enough, but day one of trips are always a little disorganized, no matter how much planning you do. Our goal this morning is 11 miles, which may be a bit overzealous, considering we had 2 extra miles of … Continue reading

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Half Dome or bust

The carved wrought iron sign posted at the edge of the trail read, 2.5 miles, to the top of Half Dome. Today is the day, and the skies at the moment are blue and free of smoke.  We will walk … Continue reading

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In search of…Aravaipa Canyon

So we’ve managed to squeeze in a mini adventure.  In planning for the Grand Enchantment Trail we had to obtain a permit to traverse Aravaipa Canyon.  These permits are hard to get especially this time of year.  In doing so … Continue reading

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What the Lyme?

So a lot has happened since our last adventure.  Climbing Whitney and conquering my fear of heights, and successfully dodging altitude sickness was a great milestone, made all the more special having shared it with family and friends.  One family … Continue reading

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