Monthly Archives: April 2013

Grand Canyon Retrospective: Day 2- Monument Creek to the Colorado River

Every year for the past five years, I have climbed a mountain on my birthday. Last year,  I tackled the inverted mountain that is the Grand Canyon, where 5,000 vertical feet separate the rim from the river. I arrived at … Continue reading

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Grand Canyon Retrospective: Day 1 Down the Hermit Trail

The Seven Wonders of the Natural World – the Grand Canyon, the Great Barrier Reef, the Harbor of Rio de Janeiro, Mount Everest, the Aurora, Paricutin Volcano and Victoria Falls – are not ranked in any particular order, but after … Continue reading

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Best Hikes on Earth: The Dragon’s Back

Back in college, I got into the habit of taking a long walk everyday and nearly ten years later, I’ve covered a lot of ground on my own two feet. When people hear I’ve been hiking in all 50 states, … Continue reading

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Dog, Memory

I’m always amazed by how well my dogs remember places and people on our travels. They never know where we’re going or how long it will take to get there, but they sure as hell know when we’ve arrived somewhere … Continue reading

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