Escalante to Monticello 2010 — Part 1

Below is the Daily Journal account from my original website which tracked my hike intended to stretch from outside Escalante, Utah to Monticello in spring of 2010. Read the details to see how it all turned out: FYI: a Route Map is available as well as the Hike Video! .… Continue reading

Across Utah 2009

At the end of April 2009 I set out on my most ambitious long-distance hike to date: a 725-mile, 49-day journey across the entire state of Utah. It was the culmination of many months of planning after many, many years of shorter treks in the state. At that time I… Continue reading

Across Canyonlands: Part 2

Day 7: Got up and tried to pump some water from the Colorado which I had let settle overnight. It was a tough job and took 10+ minutes just to get a liter. Packed up my gear and met up with the river runners (Tex’s Riverways of Moab, a great… Continue reading

Across Canyonlands: Part 1

Below is the Daily Journal account from my original Curb Pavement website which tracked my hike across Canyonlands and the Abajo Mountains — one of the longest stretches w/o pavement in the United States. It was only my second major hike (100+ miles) and looking back my perspective was definitely… Continue reading