When I said, “My foot is slipping,” your love, O Lord, supported me.
A 14+ mile Spring Trainer? Pure insanity...
On November 4th 2009 a hiker/geocacher was seriously injured in a fall in the canyon below Gifford Lakes. He was med-evac'd out leaving his gear behind. Kevin (Ironman114) and I headed up to see if we could recover it...
Here's the newspaper article:
A three day trek into the beautiful Wonder Mountain Wilderness. No trails, no noise, no company.
With the rope in hand, she stepped out onto the zero-footing hillside and her feet slid out hard from underneath her, dirt and rocks cascading into the valley far below...
It took me two tries to make the summit. Both times were overnighters and it was incredible!
After being stymied by the snow on the 16th of May, I headed back up on the 27th of June to bag both summits…
Nine peeps, two dogs, a little blood, and a broken fibula all for a moss covered hump. Yes, it's all true.
There's also the Dream Lake trip report / novella that I wrote for the geocache magazine Today's Cacher.
Yes, there's more. I will be posing the rest of the hikes shortly. It will take some effort to reconstruct them all, but they're all out there scattered all over the internet, so it's just a matter of finding them.
Because I am mad about women, I am mad about the hills
Said that wild old wicked man, who travels where God wills.