Day: May 8, 2018

Hayduke Route 47th day: 10 miles/732 total. On the South Rim! The gravitational pull of my wife is strong!

We made it to the South Rim. From Jacob Lake to the South Kaibab trailhead, the distance was 127 miles total and not 108 miles like I had anticipated. One thing we have learned while on this journey is that that guide map miles… Continue Reading “Hayduke Route 47th day: 10 miles/732 total. On the South Rim! The gravitational pull of my wife is strong!”

Hayduke Route 46th day: 18 miles/722 total. Hance Creek to Lone Tree Creek.

I have to admit, I’ve been loving the Tonto Trail ever since we’ve gotten on it. If you are a lover of large panoramic views, this is the trail to be on. You are granted so many amazing views of the Canyon while hiking… Continue Reading “Hayduke Route 46th day: 18 miles/722 total. Hance Creek to Lone Tree Creek.”

Hayduke Route 45th day: 18.5 miles/704 total. Goodbye Tanner Beach. Hello Hance Creek.

Today was the day we left the “comforts” of the Colorado River. For the past 3 days, we have been pretty much at waters edge, which means we have not really needed to worry so much about potable water. Leaving Tanner Beach and Rapids,… Continue Reading “Hayduke Route 45th day: 18.5 miles/704 total. Goodbye Tanner Beach. Hello Hance Creek.”

Hayduke Route 44th day: 17.3 miles/ 685 total. Getting my ass kicked in Grand Canyon. Kwagunt to LCR to Tanner Beach.

The Grand Canyon is kicking my ass. I never really got sore muscles since I started the Hayduke Route, but ever since hiking in the Canyon, my muscles are soar and tired. I guess it wouldn’t be so bad if we were just doing… Continue Reading “Hayduke Route 44th day: 17.3 miles/ 685 total. Getting my ass kicked in Grand Canyon. Kwagunt to LCR to Tanner Beach.”