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We, Amy and James, have benefited greatly from reading backpacking trip reports and have published this site to return the favor. DoingMiles is about our human-powered travels: we hike frequently, bike occasionally, and have taken one long canoe trip.

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Some Escalante Side Canyons

Oct 5, 2020|Categories: Hike, Utah|

What: Off-trail hiking in the side canyons of the Escalante River.
Where: Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument between Harris Wash and Highway 12.
When: Sep 19-24, 2020 (6 days).
Distance: about 83 miles.

Waterpocket Fold

Apr 28, 2019|Categories: Hike, Top10, Utah|

What: off-trail backpacking in the Waterpocket Fold area.
Where: Capitol Reef N.P. and Glen Canyon N.R.A. in southern Utah.
When: Apr 13-20, 2019 (8 days).
Distance: about 95 miles.
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