Tag Archive: womenwhohike

TMB – Day 0: Ostrava – Champex

Super excited for our attempt to knock the top item off my bucket list, I got up well before the alarm rang. I even got up before my parent’s chihuahua made his morning… 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 16

6/27/19 De Carrozu to Ortu Di Piobbu Stage two today. Choice of an easy route through a valley or high route over the mountain. We opted for the high route and so we… Continue reading

GR20 – Day 15 – Ascu to De Carozzu

What a demanding day. We finished stage 4 yesterday, stage that is considered to be the hardest, and so I thought anything we would do from now on would be easier. How wrong… Continue reading

GR20 – Day 14 – Tighjettu to Ascu

Stage 4, the hardest stage of GR20. We got up extra early, at 4:30 a.m. and under the light of our Lucy lantern broke camp. There was just enough light outside that we… Continue reading

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 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 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

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