The Gap

I haven’t written in quite a few days because I am just feeling so…. liminal.  Kyle and I are about to move to Seattle, start “real” jobs, buckle down and join society again, bide our time until the next adventure… it’s all very hard to swallow.  I find myself on the PCTA’s homepage a lot, […]

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The Grandest of Canyons

I am missing the desert today and I know I recently did a post of our last trip into the Grand Canyon but I thought I would share some more wonderful pictures and encourage all of you to seek solitude, deep in the cool stone walls by the Colorado.

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Crust Busters

Don’t bust the crust! ┬áThis is a favorite saying of desert enthusiasts to try to keep hikers on trail. In a healthy desert there is a crust of cryptobiotic soil that covers the ground and it is extremely fragile. Step off the path and you crush this delicate and incredibly important part of the unique […]

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