Tag Archive: outdoor

GR20 – Day 13 – De Ciottulu Di i Mori to Tighjettu

With a short stage lasting only 4 hours of walking according to our guide book, we had the luxury to sleep until 6:00 a.m. We could have slept even longer but then we… Continue reading

GR20 – Day 10 – L’Onda to Petra Piana

Sun greeted us early today. We were already high in the mountains and the moment we hiked up from the Bergeries and touched the ridgeline that we would follow for the rest of… Continue reading

GR20 – Day 6 – Bergeries d’E Campanelle to Vizzavona to Corta

Camping on a comfortable grassy meadow and in a neighborhood of a softly bubbling stream was a very peaceful experience. It also meant that we had to deal with condensation in the morning.… Continue reading

GR20 – Day 5 – Refuge Di Verde to Bergeries d’ECampanelle

“Which route do you want to take?” Dave asked looking at the maps of the next stage. “One is an easy four hour walk through the valley. The second option is an alpine… Continue reading

GR20 – Day 2 Bavella to Refuge D’Asinao

We faced our first choice today when it comes to the route. A massive stood between us and the next Refugio. Technically easier was the route around it through a valley full of… Continue reading

GR20 – Day 0 – Conca

Time seems to be speeding less here in Europe than it does in the US. Once you leave the large cities behind, everything slows down, everybody is going about their business in much… 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

Snow Camping in Paradise

Winter is over, I realized as I bent down to photograph a blooming Trillium during one of my most recent ventures. Trilliums here in the Pacific Northwest signal more sunshine. Longer days. Beginning… 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

9/13/17 – Monument Moment 

Day 141 Miles: 2,643.74 to 2,650.10 Total miles hiked: 2,009.08 (+17.50 back to Holman Trail junction) The Northern Terminus of Pacific Crest Trail holds a monument similar to the one we saw five… Continue reading