April 14, 2014

The Zion Traverse at Zion National Park in Utah is a route often described as a moderately difficult 3 to 5 day backpacking trip between the Northwest and Southeast corners of the park, covering approximately 47-50 miles, depending on who you ask, and over 20,000 feet of cumulative elevation change. While the scenery in the areas frequented by the shuttle…

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March 31, 2014

In the upcoming days I have 2 friends departing on thru hike attempts of the PCT, one friend heading abroad to India for several months, and my own mini adventure of the Zion Traverse trail run all taking place. Another friend just completed her first half-Iron Man triathlon. Everyday people DO do exceptional things. These are the sorts of things…

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March 4, 2013

For those of us who only get to visit the desert, it can be such a foreign and mystical place. It’s hard to compare to being in the Sierras, even spending time above tree line is not the same experience. Of the few desert areas I’ve visited, Joshua Tree has got to be one of the more interesting. The expansive…

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