long distance hiking Archive

Grand Canyon R2R2R

I haven’t done a blog post recently because, frankly, I haven’t been doing the most exciting/newsworthy things, I think. I did some pretty cool ski trips in the spring to Jumbo Pass Cabin and to Asulkan Hut in Rogers Pass, but I suppose I found myself “too busy” (a phrase I absolutely despise) to write about those. In May I went on a really fun …

Setbacks

Over 7 days I have trekked 150km in the remote Far West region of Nepal. I’ve encountered majestic forests, grand mountains, beautiful cascading waterfalls, and hills full of small villages and terraced crops. Overall its some of the most fantastic terrain I’ve ever had the pleasure of setting my eyes on. The hiking has been challenging – sometimes literally climbing up through falls, or down …

Update on GHT Planning

As of March 24, 2015 Planning has been coming along slowly but surely. Here’s a list of notable things I’ve accomplished/gathered recently: LANGUAGE I’ve been meeting weekly with a very kind Nepali woman who has agreed to teach me basic Nepali language skills. The language is so different from English, it’s a pleasure to learn and practice. Sometimes I feel a little overwhelmed by my …