Category Archives: Adventure

The best

Sunday 18th December. By Paul. Reflecting on our six months of travel there were “moments” that stood out as being particularly awesome, such as throwing our packs across a raging torrent, then crossing it ourselves, looking at the icefields of … Continue reading

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House sized chunks of ice

Tuesday 13th December. By Jodie. With these views in the Frances valley, I keep stumbling as I hike, because I´m constantly looking towards the glacier, watching for it to let loose massive bits of ice. It´s better sitting here at … Continue reading

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Getting the timing right

Saturday 10th December. By Paul. We are sitting in a rough shelter, heated by a wood stove that leaks smoke, waiting for the weather to pass. Outside it is snowing, the wind is howling and we have another 800m to … Continue reading

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The mother ship

Tuesday 22nd November. By Jodie. This weather is not kayaking friendly, so we’re traveling in the support boat again. This boat is a blessing and a curse. We’re not getting far by kayak so it’s good to have the friendly … Continue reading

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Very natural hot springs

Sunday 20th November. By Jodie. It’s raining, cold, and I’m wearing my bathers, raincoat and neoprene booties. Looking good! I’m shivering with cold as I shrug off the raincoat and ease myself into the hot springs. Mmmnn. Nice and warm. … Continue reading

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In a cave, on a mesa, in the Grand Canyon

Tuesday 1st November. By Jodie. After months of anticipation I’m excited that we’re finally hiking into the Grand Canyon. We’ve stayed two nights at the north rim and one at the south rim, gazing across the vast canyon from various … Continue reading

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Only one way out

Wednesday 19th October. By Paul. Buckskin Gulch is the longest slot canyon in the world and is one of the best that we have hiked. Imagine 100m sheer walls rising up a mere 2 to 5 meters apart and then … Continue reading

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