Return to a Country I Never Left

Return to a Country I Never Left

Fresh off not dying in my previous post, my final post on the Drakensberg Grand Traverse covers the climb up Giant’s Castle Pass, an ascent to the highest point in southern Africa, and my return to a country that I never left. Check out Part 1, Part 2, and Part...
“You’re Going to Die.”

“You’re Going to Die.”

In this third post about my thru-hike on the Drakensberg Grand Traverse, I tackle Tseketseke Pass, court disaster near the Ship’s Prow, climb to the highest point in South Africa, and prove wrong an overly dramatic naysayer. Take a look at Part I and Part 2 to...
It’s Show Time!

It’s Show Time!

Allright, time to hit the trail. After a couple of great days in Wellington and a few unplanned days to dot i’s and cross t’s in Picton, I’m about to start the Te Araroa across New Zealand’s South Island. First stop, the Queen Charlotte Track....
Happy Birthday to Me!

Happy Birthday to Me!

Tour de Mont Blanc, Part 4 In Part 4, we celebrate my birthday in a spectacular alpine refuge ringed by glaciers, tackle a ladder section over nearly vertical cliff faces, and wrap things up back where we started in Les Houches. Here are my earlier posts on the TMB:...
The Mayor of Grand St. Bernard

The Mayor of Grand St. Bernard

Tour de Mont Blanc, Part 3 In Part 3, Travis and I witness a truly impressive feat of trail endurance, swap stories with the former mayor of Grand St. Bernard, and continue our Ripken-esque streak of red wine consumption. Here are the first three installments of the...