In August Bianca and I rented a VW camper van and drove south to the Austrian / Italian Alps for two weeks of hiking. Below is a day-by-day summary and attached slideshow with pictures of the highlights from our trip. Some details may not be as interesting for all, but are included for my ownContinue reading “Austria / Italy Alps Hiking”
Monthly Archives: December 2020
Hornstrandir Solo Backpack
(Summer 2019) My third week in Iceland was spent on a solo backpack trip to the remote nature preserve of Hornstrandir. The entire Hornstrandir peninsula has been without permanent residents since the local fish population hit a significant decline in the 1950s. There are no roads, no stores, no permanent settlements, and only a fewContinue reading “Hornstrandir Solo Backpack”
End of year elevation gain hikes December 2020
It’s getting toward the end of the year and I needed about 6,000 ft to make my goal of 75,000 ft elevation gain and Uwe needed about 8,000 ft to make his goal of 100,000 ft gain.
Blue Sun Pictograph Hike November 2020
Quinn and Ken came to visit over Thanksgiving. Ken had never been to the Anza Borrego Desert so a road trip and hike to the Indian Hill area was in order.