Day: May 7, 2018

Hayduke Route 43rd day: 18+2 miles/668 miles. Nankoweap TH to Kwagunt Creek

I’ve never done these kind of big miles in the Grand Canyon before. Having done many backpacking trips here in the past with friends, I think the longest days were maybe 14 miles. Actually, I lie. Having done a Rim-Rim-Rim trail run twice already,… Continue Reading “Hayduke Route 43rd day: 18+2 miles/668 miles. Nankoweap TH to Kwagunt Creek”

Hayduke Route 42nd day: 19+6 miles/648 total. Hello Nankoweap TH!

Waking up this morning, I was glad I did not abandon some of my cold weather gear in the last cache. It still gets to freezing at night on this trail, especially at 9000 feet, which is how high the Kaibab Plateau gets to.… Continue Reading “Hayduke Route 42nd day: 19+6 miles/648 total. Hello Nankoweap TH!”

Hayduke Route 41st day: 20 miles/623 total. From J lake to Crane Lake (cesspool) along the AZT.

Breakfast at the Jacob Lake Diner was the best part of the day. Yes, breakfast at 8am sharp because we had miles to hike. The good thing about such a late breakfast was that we were able to sleep in. I am glad we… Continue Reading “Hayduke Route 41st day: 20 miles/623 total. From J lake to Crane Lake (cesspool) along the AZT.”