The Team Expands to Five!

New Team Members Emily and Sayuri Join Us For The Month Of June It’s always good to be able to experience adventures from a new and fresh perspective. Sometimes, our own perspectives can easily make us jaded to amazing things all around us that we take completely for granted. For example, last autumn we traveled …

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Bucket Lists…North America

...And we keep on sifting through the bucket! Here's some more landing pages for Epic Bucketlist Adventures, these ones all of the North American variety. We have done at least some hiking in all these places except, sadly, Canada. The good thing about North American BucketList items is they are fairly easy to reach. Most …

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The Education of Mr. Fitz Roy

The Life and Training of a Hiking Dog Some updates from the life and training of a hiking dog... Sylvia and Brian continue to work molding expedition sled dog/surf dog Fitz Roy into a companion suitable for hiking. Fitz is intelligent, energetic and eager to please. But he is also very excitable (that’s the sled …

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Standing Indian Loop/April 2018

AT Thru Hike Season Gets Underway!

Spring has arrived! And for those who wish to try their luck at completing the entire Appalachian Trail – the celebrated 2192 mile white blazed Footpath that links Springer Mountain, Georgia with Maine's Mount Katahdin – Late March/early April is typically the time that most will set out. Winter has not yet left the Southern …

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We Voted! Did You?

North Carolina law prevents selfie's in the polling place so we waited till we were home to demonstrating the fact that we voted. Alas, no law presents husbands from acting like idiots. It doesn't really matter to us who you voted for, but if you are an American, it should matter to everyone THAT you …

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Get Ready to go BACK over the Falls!

Waterfall Week II is here! It’s time to take the plunge once again and examine the cascades, spouts, grottoes, hollows and other natural waterworks that are collectively known as waterfalls. In the Southern Appalachians there are a lot of waterfalls. In North Carolina alone there are probably hundreds…the Wikipedia list of just the NAMED popular …

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