Category Archives: Hiking

Grand Canyon R2R2R 2013

Brutal.  We were either out of shape or are just getting too old or it was too damn hot.  We are sticking with hot. John and I recently completed our 4th annual last Saturday of April R2R2R; joined by Tracy, … Continue reading

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Grand Canyon R2R2R 2012

And a finish just under 16.5 hours! Our first R2R2R, two years ago, was a test of survival. Upon finishing the thinking was “It can’t be this bad. We’ll have to do it again just to see.” And last year … Continue reading

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Boucher-Hermit Day Hike

Completed my first hike of the New Year, the Boucher-Hermit Loop in Grand Canyon.  My history with this route is mixed.  I first completed this loop as a solo 3 day backpack in 1990 and to this day it remains … Continue reading

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R2R2R Food

I’ve been asked enough times “What do you eat on such a hike? that maybe it is worth a few words. I start the day with Muesli.  For this hike I bought 1 cup of Whole Foods Blueberry Muesli to which … Continue reading

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Still my hardest hike – Grand Canyon R2R2R

Last weekend 5 of us completed a R2R2R hike.  3 of us hiked this together last year, for the others this was their 1st R2R2R hike. This time round was a greater success.  The 5 of us had comparable hiking paces and except … Continue reading

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Humphrey’s Peak

I decided to take a nice 20 mile day hike up and around the San Francisco Peaks.  Left the house at 3:30am and was on the trail at quarter to 7.  My plan was to hike up the Humphrey’s Peak … Continue reading

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My Hardest Hike Ever – Grand Canyon R2R2R

I’ll toot my horn a bit, but know that I am not the first on this board to consider a Grand Canyon R2R2R dayhike (and definitely not the first to finish) and so I thought I’d share my experience for … Continue reading

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