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Arizona Trail

2017-10-14T16:00:00+00:00 Dec 19, 2016|Hike, U.S. Outside CA/UT|

What: Thru-hike of the Arizona National Scenic Trail, northbound.
Where: across Arizona, from Mexico border to Utah border.
When: Mar 30 - May 9, 2016 (40 days).
Distance: 800 miles.

SEKI Midway Traverse

2017-01-12T20:48:18+00:00 Dec 14, 2016|Hike, Sierra|

What: On and off-trail hiking with 3 summits.
Where: Sequoia/Kings Canyon National Parks from Crescent Meadow.
When: Aug 29 – Sep 3, 2013 (6 days).
Distance: 92 miles.

Gear: Binoculars

2017-11-02T09:22:24+00:00 Dec 8, 2016|Gear|

We always carry binoculars around our neck and we use them extensively for navigation, wildlife, scenery, and people-watching. Good waterproof binoculars suitable for backpacking are available for $200-$400.

Stealth and Wild Camping

2017-01-12T20:51:12+00:00 Dec 3, 2016|Techniques|

Stealth camping is the practice of camping where it is not permitted. It enables us to backpack in areas where the administering agency either does not permit overnight camping, or limits camping to select locations.

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