50th Anniversary Trip - Ash Meadows December 24th 2017 For this first entry I'll keep it short just to get things started.
Sunday, 12/24, Christmas Eve. Had a very early flight out of GSP, connecting in ATL, and then on to Las Vegas, arriving around 1:00 PM. Since it was Christmas Eve, Anne had baked cookies to give to TSA workers, gate agents, and flight crews. All recipients seemed surprised and grateful! Drove to Beatty, NV, by way of the ... read more
North America » United States » California Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more
Anne and I started our hiking trips back in 2001 and have managed to get two or three trips in each year since. Most of the trips were part of our quest to hike in all of the US National Parks, a quest we completed in 2015 with our trip to Alaska and the Gates of the Arctic and Kobuk Valley parks. At that time there were 59 parks. Since 2015 we have revisited some of our favorite areas and those have been blogged as well. Additionally, along the way we’ve taken a couple of trips to Canada where we hiked in most, if not all, of the Canadian National Parks in the Rocky Mountains. And then ... full info