Trip Ideas, Planning and Preparation

Trip Ideas 2022: Patagonia, AZ Gravel Tour. Sky Odyssey Loops. Great Pacific Divide Loop. 2023: Western Wildlands Route; Baja Divide2024+: Southeast Asia; European Divide; Pamir Highway/Tajikistan/Central Asia; Australia’s west coast; Trekking in the Indian Himalayas Current Bikes 2017 Surly Troll, Rohloff/Schmidt hubs, Avid/Yokozona brakes. 26×3″ Surly Knard tires, Jones bars,… Continue reading

Grand Ridge Hike

Grand Ridge Trail

I planned to do the Grand Ridge hike from Obstruction Point to Deer Park and back months ago, but never quite managed it. With the weather changing I chose a perfect day, Oct 12th with sunny skies and light breezes. The first hour I saw many other hikers all doing… Continue reading