After an awesome time on last year’s trip I wanted to experience it again with the knowledge gained during that trip. I put in for a permit for the second weekend in September, hoping it might be a little cooler, but not really caring. It ended up being just as hot. Fortunately it was decently […]Read More It Sure Is a Grand Canyon
Packed and ready for another adventure! 36 pounds fully loaded, with water. Grand Canyon here we come! Stoked to head into the canyon tomorrow!!Read More Ready to Roll!
The final countdown is totally on to my last vacation of the year! While that is a little sad to type, i’m super stoked to be headed to Grand Canyon again. This year is pretty much the same as last years trip, just a few weeks later in the year (hopefully it’ll be a little […]Read More Less Than 2 Weeks until Grand Canyon!
I’m always chasing this guy!Read More Photo of the Week 8/20/19
Didn’t get out as early as I wanted this morning, things kept getting in my way, but I was able to make it out for a quick, warm bike ride. It’s been pretty hot here lately, even for Phoenix, so my late start made for a sweat-fest. Still glad I got in a ride, really […]Read More At least I got in a quick ride!
I was hoping to have a solid summer of biking and hiking, but I just haven’t had the motivation to go out in the Phoenix heat! For a long time I’ve been able to deal with and train through the summer, but in the past few years it has really started to effect me. I […]Read More The Summer Heat is Bringing Me Down
As the Colorado backpacking trip approaches it’s always nice to get in a little high-altitude training, so we headed up to Flagstaff to hike Humphreys Peak, the highest point in Arizona. We left Phoenix just after 6am, making it to the Snowbowl parking lot around 9. The I-17 75 mph speed limit helps make the […]Read More Humphreys Peak Hike