Monthly Archives: May 2012

Spanked by the Continental Divide Trail

[Map Note: Multiply the length and moving time by 2.  The trip was a out and back, but I had only enough battery for one length, so just use your imagination in going to the top and then back.] Today … Continue reading

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How to Follow Andy ?

My most faithful blog reader, and hiking budddy Tenzing (AKA Clarkie) posted the question many are pondering today: “How can we keep up with Andy’s adventure now that you have left him? My answer is that I am not sure. … Continue reading

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Every Person Needs a Quest

The featured attraction of this morning’s truck ride was viewing one of my favorite towns, Butte, from the highway. Flanked by the gaping maw of the Berkley Pit, the mountainside town looks uneven, slanted even, as it is perched on … Continue reading

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Muddy Ride in Montana

Life is good in Montana.  Andy and I had the downtown tour of Livingston, MT this morning.  It’s very satisfying to wake up and realize that we did not have to drive for a whole day.  Walk out the door … Continue reading

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1,100 miles today- road trip over

On the road this morning at 5 AM. We’ve turned over 1,100 miles today and are just about to finish in Livingston, MT. The logo on the beer mobile reminds us of how far we’ve come. My biggest challenge last … Continue reading

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Moving Andy 800 Miles Closer

800 more miles today for the Tundra beer transporter, on top of yesterday’s 644. In Le Roy, NY we were dismayed and too early to view the Jell-O Museum. Although it was Saturday, it still was bumper to bumper around … Continue reading

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More Big Love for Cheryl Strayed

Further hype fuel. Reposting a gushing interview with Cheryl Strayed, author of Wild, a book about her 1995 hike on the PCT. I reviewed Wild recently.

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Day 2 Road Trip

Made 644 miles on our first day yesterday. Had to rely on the iPhone last night to secure a room. Don’t give me no crap about electronic tools. Friday night into the holiday weekend resulted in some full motels. The … Continue reading

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Road trip to Montana !

Road Trip for the Balrog and Beerdog. Today marks the start of our journey to Montana, where Andy will depart of what will turn into a very long, bike ride- a 2,750 mile ride from Canada to Antelope Wells, New … Continue reading

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Walk faster!

Yesterday, I was compelled to walk 4.7 miles in 1 hour and 6 minutes. That’s pretty fast. I  recorded the hike on a map listed via Strava.  I didn’t want to trudge through the woods due to mud, wet, and … Continue reading

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