Intermission

THE UNPUBLISHED

We’ve had the opportunity to see the world from a new perspective. We are proud and delighted to say that we completed the John Muir Trail upon summiting Mt. Whitney on Friday, the thirteenth of September at 8:40 am. Standing…

PACK MULE

Our day of departure has finally arrived. The last three days have been pretty hectic getting the house ready for MA’s arrival, completing last-minute errands, and triple checking our gear list. On a scale of one to ten I think…

SUNNY SKIES AHEAD

When most people find out that we’re taking a year off of work, they first congratulate us, then talk about how exciting everything must be. While I’ve never planned a trip like this before, I have planned some logistical doozies,…

ADVANCED PLANNING

Do you know what you want to eat a month from now? Nope? Neither do we, but we’re figuring it out as we create our delivery packages, and it’s slowly driving us mad. Part of the planning for a thru-hike,…

CHANGE WILL DO YOU GOOD

Closing one door to open another, can be a painful process. It’s hard to say goodbye, even temporarily, to the people whose company we’ve enjoyed regularly for the past five years. Co-workers become friends, friends become family, and we find…

OH MAN, CAMPERVAN

Who hasn’t dreamed of getting into an RV and enjoying the simultaneous freedom of the open road, and taking your dwelling with you. No need to look for an exit with a pet friendly hotel. No breaking camp. No freezing midnight…

THE JOHN MUIR TRAIL

The first segment of our trip is the John Muir Trail. Set in the Sierra Nevada mountains, the JMT features endless demonstrations of nature at its finest. Waterfalls, alpine lakes, high peak mountain passes, wide open meadows, and some of…