North America

Western Ramblin’

The summer kicked off with Born To Run and was quickly followed by Race Across America. I enjoyed both, but was looking forward to hitting the open road with less structure and responsibility. I jumped in Tantor and headed east from the Pacific Coast, through Arizona and on to Taos, […]

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Colorado Trail Fail

My goal was to hike the 485 mile Colorado Trial in less than 14 days. Mother Nature had other plans. While contemplating an upcoming 100 mile running race I remembered how well prepared I was for ultramarthons following my Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike. Doing the CT fast and light sounded like […]

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Hiking The Wave, Arizona

The Wave sits peacefully in no man’s land at the border of Arizona and Utah. This unique sandstone formation displays vivid red desert strata that have been eroded overtime into a wavelike feature. The otherworldly contours evoke wonder and awe from all who visit but even just getting there can […]

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Westward Westy

I thoroughly enjoyed exploring Canada and driving through New England, but my heart, and Tantor’s motor, were both yearning for the place we feel most at home, the Southwest. Before I could drive Tantor west though I had to park him and fly to Las Vegas for work. Yes, ladies […]

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Nuevo England

I approached a federal border crossing one last time to bring an end to my Great Canadian Road Trip. I’d enjoyed bouncing between the United States and Canada all summer, but was ready to head south and return to gallons, dollars, and PBR’s. On a rainy New England morning I […]

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Crewing RAAM 2016

Crewing RAAM 2016 was the hardest thing I’ve ever done. Period. Writing a blog post about crewing RAAM was the second hardest thing I’ve ever done, which explains why this is 6 months overdue. I’ve spent long hours with countless PBR’s trying to reduce 12 days of nonstop action into […]

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