Tag Archive: exploremore

TMB – Day 6: Les Contamines-Montjoie

And then the visibility got worse. After the most intense lightening storm swept over the village, the morning dawned wet and dreary. The clouds hanged low, concealing the mountains completely, even the village… Continue reading

TMB – Day 5: Les Houches – Les Contamines-Montjoie

If I was to nickname today’s section of our Tour du Mont Blanc adventure, it would have to be the procrastination stage. We planned to leave by 7:00 a.m. but the bed was… Continue reading

TMB – Day 4: Chamonix – Les Houches

I woke up today feeling hugely grateful for the flexibility of our schedule. Having Refuges and/or hotels booked in advance erases the worry of looking for a camp spot each and every night,… Continue reading

TMB – Day 3: Lac Blanc – Chamonix

I have to admit I was little bummed when our TMB itinerary did not take us down to Chamonix, place I’ve heard so much about but since we’re trying to also fit The… Continue reading

GR20 – Day 17 Ortu Di Piobbu to Calenza

Woke up to a morning that was already too warm. I dressed in my hiking clothes but I did not put my jacket. Normally it would keep me warm before we started to… Continue reading

GR20 – Day 0 Bastia

Bastia, Corsica – untouched by the modern days, old and crumbling, and absolutely beautiful. We flew to Bastia from London and what a stark contrast it was compared to the metropolis evolving rapidly… Continue reading

Back in Lone Pine

Day 1 – Wednesday 6/20/18 It’s 4:30 am. It’s still dark outside. I’m sitting in the kitchen, eating Ellenos Greek Yogurt and I’m listening to the already busy traffic outside the house. In… Continue reading

8/9/17 – Wouldn’t be a thru hike without a little stomach bug

Day 107 Miles: 2,116.14 to 2,132.79 Total miles hiked: 1,491.75 I really really wanted to be in Cascade Locks tonight but there is only as much as you can do when you are… Continue reading

8/6/17 – Dozer Loves Thru Hikers

Blog 8/6 – Dozer loves Thruhikers Day 104 Miles: 2,066.58 to 2,088.97 Total miles hiked: 1,447.93 We continued hiking through the green tunnel today and the one time a view of Mt. Hood… Continue reading

8/5/17 – Hiking the Green Tunnel

Blog 8/5 Day 104 Miles: 2,043.05 to 2,066.58 Total miles hiked: 1,425.54 Refreshed after the enormous amount of food we consumed yesterday and a good time chatting with fellow hikers for the entire… Continue reading