Hawksbill Mountain Y’all!

Time for Fall Maneuvers!!!! October is finally upon us, our favorite time of the year for hiking! The end of summer means the end of heat, haze and humidity, the beginning of crisp, cool, clear fall days, and the arrival of fall colors. Well, at least it usually does. For the second straight year, fall …

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New Stuff!

Updates to the site: Shiny and new! And this ain't Imagination Christmas! https://youtu.be/DVf88LuHTPo Check out our new landing page for Tour Du Mont Blanc information! Also coming soon... New hike to Hawksbill Mountain in NC! Waterfall Week II! Fall Colors! Woo Hoo!!! GoPro Movies! Nephew Mikey visits from Dallas! (Yeah we're excited about that there …

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Patagonian Route of Parks!

Chile unveils new scenic hike in wild Patagonia...but details remain rather sketchy We are preparing for a trip to Patagonia next year. So it is no surprise that THIS announcement would get our attention… According to the BBC… “Chile has launched a huge scenic route through its Patagonian wilderness to boost tourism and highlight the …

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Is the TMB for me? How to Hike the Grand Circle

Tour du Mont Blanc: Can I hike the Tour du Mont Blanc? Can I complete the Grand Circle of the Tour du Mont Blanc too? This may be the question you are asking yourself. The celebrated tour of Western Europe’s highest peak is the single most rewarding thing that Brian and Sylvia have ever done. …

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More Bucket Lists

Bucket List Hikes. We’re always on the lookout for them. It’s amazing how many lists there are of “Great Treks” floating around on the internet. A Google search on the term “Best treks in the world” returned 10,600,000 results. Of course, a search for “Best cakes in the world" returned 340,000,000 results. That’s Google for …

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Billionaire Adventurer Branson Survives Rockslide on Mont Blanc

Branson described being "seconds" from death while climbing Mont Blanc One of the most notable men on Earth recently survived what he described as a near death experience on the slopes of Mont Blanc. No. Not this guy. THIS guy. Sir Richard Branson, the globetrotting British billionaire and founder of Virgin Group, stated in post …

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