It's Monday and what a crazy weekend we just had. I could take a nap already. Friday evening we drove to a Ford dealership to take a look at cargo van. The plan was to test drive it, think about it some more and continue our search. We've been toying with the idea of converting … Continue reading What a weekend!
Thought I'd check in with all of you. We're back in Green Bay until Memorial Weekend to prep the house to sell and get rid of the final items we didn't take with when we set off on this journey last year. We had kept the house and extra vehicle as a fall back plan … Continue reading Cutting off the last ties…
Miles on this segment: 27.8 miles Campsite: Northbound Mile Marker: 208 Water availability: Plentiful at this time of the year. MM 219.1: Mountain View Tank, off trail, was full and clear. MM 226.2: Beehive well was also plentiful but full of algae and yellow in color. We got dropped off at Tiger mine Road trailhead on Friday night by … Continue reading Passage #14 – Black Hills
🎉 We made it 1 year on the road!! 🎉 I can hardly believe it was 1 year ago that we set off on our big adventure. Looking back, there isn't a thing we'd change beside not getting on the road sooner. We've learned so much after all this time on the road and we … Continue reading Our 1 year road’niversary!!
Miles Saturday:20.3 miles and Sunday miles: 5.3 Elevation:3,530 ft Campsite: Northbound Mile Marker: 255.2 on a ridge Water availability: Freeman Trailhead has a cache in brown box that Sequoia kept refilling. A water tank at mile marker: 251.5: Full tank with green water with dead bees in it and lively bees buzzing around. On Friday, we were fortunate enough … Continue reading Passage #15 – Tortilla Mountains
This post is being publish so I can check off ✔ passage 19 (Superstition Wilderness) and passage 18 (Reavis Canyon) of the Arizona Trail that we did with a group of friends back in March of 2015. I do not have a recap like my most recent hikes but I do have photos!! … Continue reading Updating 2015 AZT passages
Miles today: 17.5 miles Elevation: 7,324 ft Campsite: Northbound Mile Marker: 489.7 Water availability: Plentiful at this time of the year. East Clear Creek was flowing & cold. General Spring canyon was flowing nicely too. Stock pond was present but muddy. We arrived on Friday night at the AZT Trailhead on highway 87 but the road was closed so we … Continue reading AZT Passage 27 – Blue Ridge
Whenever we travel somewhere, we have a checklist to go over prior to departure and upon arrival. This insure we are not driving down the highway and have something go wrong on the way and everything is secured. Departure Checklist Before Leaving Clean Grill Clean grill to allow it to be moved and stored without creating … Continue reading Departure & Arrival Checklist
After the trail magic I've received on the Florida Trail, I knew I wanted to give back to the community. I had a very teenie tiny chance to do some when I was on the Colorado Trail but I wanted to do more. So this past weekend, I loaded up the SUV with water and … Continue reading Trail ‘Angeling’ on the Arizona Trail.
Day 2-3. Hiking Westbound Miles: 16-17 Water availability: good until mile marker 69 and it becomes mostly stagnant for a while. I'm back on the Lone Star Hiking Trail! The hike was great today beside one thing. Spider webs. Tons, tons and TONS of spider webs laid across the trail. As this trail doesn't see … Continue reading Lone Star Hiking Trail. Section 9-6