Tour du Mont Blanc Season is Open

Tour du Mount Blanc is OPEN for the Season! Tour Du Mont Blanc Season is underway in the Alps! Its hard to believe that it’s been almost a year since we completed the tour. It was the grandest – and hardest – thing either of us have ever done. We began our hike in Les …

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…What’s Not (Yet) in the Bucket List

The Bucket Reserve List: Potential Future BucketList Destinations Alas, our Bucket runneth over. Or maybe that should read..."Yippee! There's too much cool sh-t to do!" Brian and Sylvia hope to complete all the BucketList adventures in about ten years...or at least as many as they can in that time. But we'll always be adding new …

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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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Can Anyone Hike Colca Canyon and Misti?

Wrap Up: Colca Canyon and Misti Peru Adventure The question you may find yourself asking as you read these posts is, can I also do this stuff? My usual answer is - if we did it, why, sure you can, too! Sylvia and I are active and experienced hikers, but we are certainly not outdoor …

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From the Bottom to the Top: Colca Canyon and Misti

From the bottom to the top, Colca Canyon and Misti Volcano **This is a reboot of an old post from the defunct V 1.0 blog about our epic adventure in Colca Canyon and Misti Volcano, Peru, in 2017.  It was in some ways the hardest thing we had ever done up to this point. For …

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