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What: on and off-trail backpacking in snowy mountains.
Where: northeastern Turkey.
When: May 10-17, 2011 (8 days)
Distance: about 96 miles.
What: on and off-trail backpacking in the Sierras.
Where: northeastern Yosemite National Park and Inyo National Forest’s Hoover Wilderness.
When: Sept 11-14, 2017 (4 days).
Distance: about 39 miles.
What: easy coastal hiking on the Wales Coast Path.
Where: Chester to Chepstow, Wales, and onto Gloucester, England.
When: Jul 25 - Sep 7, 2018 (43 days).
Distance: about 830 miles.
What: thru-hike of the Tahoe Rim Trail.
Where: northern Sierra Nevada Range, California and Nevada.
When: Oct 5-14, 2018 (10 days).
Distance: about 170 miles.
What: easy coastal hiking on a mix of paths and roads.
Where: from Shimoda to Heda Port, Japan.
When: May 14-18, 2018 (5 days).
Distance: about 77 miles.
What: thru-hike of the Tōkai Shizen Hodō.
Where: Osaka to Tokyo, Honshu Island, Japan.
When: Apr 7 – May 12, 2018 (36 days).
Distance: about 590 miles.
What: easy coastal hiking on the GR 34 and GR 223.
Where: Roscoff to Cherbourg, France.
When: May 10 – June 2, 2007 (23 days)
Distance: about 540 miles.
What: the southern half of Spain's GR-7 trail.
Where: Tarifa to Elda, through Andalucia, Murcia, and a bit of Valencia.
When: Apr 7 – May 11, 2012 (34 days)
Distance: about 660 miles.
What: down the Mississippi River by Canoe, from Lake Itasca to the Gulf of Mexico.
Where: Central United States; MN, WI, IA, IL, MO, KY, TN, AR, LA.
When: Aug 12 - Oct 8, 2014 (58 days).
Distance: about 2120 miles.
One great city. 600 outdoor public stairways. 130 miles in twelve sequential routes. Take a hike a month, or combine them into one multi-day hike. This is the most creative, surprising, and flat-out fun trip we have ever taken.
What: Four short backpacking trips.
Where: Marin County, California.
When: 2010-2015; (2-5 days each).
Distance: 41-96 miles.
What: Great Divide Mountain Bike Route.
Where: Banff Canada to Antelope Wells NM, then to Tucson.
When: Aug 5 – Oct 2, 2007 (59 days).
Distance: ~2865 miles GDMBR + 280 miles to Tucson.