A 4-day loop hike down Hades Knoll Route and along the Esplanade in the Grand Canyon to 150 Mile Canyon: “it is a strange feeling to be worried about having enough water when it is pouring rain”.
Water is always a challenge when hiking in the desert, especially in the western remote part of the Grand Canyon. Water dictates survival, comfort and fun, in that order.
Daily Neat Beat Day 42 Total Miles: 30.1 Cumulative Miles: 704.5 I am singing that old country song to myself “One step forward and two
Daily Neat Beat Day 41 Total Miles: 11.5 Cumulative Miles: 674.4 “We are headed to Yellowstone”, Ray tells the guy in a white truck with
Daily Neat Beat Day 39 Total Miles: 13.2 Cumualtive Miles: 650.0 My feelings of dread and excitement are juxtaposed as I contemplate hiking up
Daily Neat Beat Day 38 Total Miles: 10.8 Cumulative Miles: 636.8 If my younger self could go forward in time to give advice to