A circumnavigation of the remote upper headwaters of the Tuolumne & Merced Rivers, encompassed within America’s third national park. Can be undertaken as a thru-hike (125 to 162 miles in length) or in shorter sections.
Adventure Types Archives: Short is the new long
A 78-mile high route through Rocky Mountain National Park and the Indian Peaks & James Peak Wilderness Areas, with a mix of high ridgelines, airy peaks, deep canyons, and colorful meadows.
July 2016 || A 125-mile high route through Glacier National Park, paralleling the Continental Divide, usually off-trail. Currently a work-in-progress.
Summers 2009, 2011, 2014, and 2015 || A 95-mile world-class backpacking with 65 miles of off-trail travel, two 13,000-foot summits, nine alpine passes, and no road crossings.
Summers 2013, 2014, and 2015 || Short is the new long! 124 miles around the upper watershed of the Kings River in California’s High Sierra. 84 miles off off-trail travel, a high point of 12,434 feet, and no road crossings.