Category Archives: Hiking

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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Nature´s architecture

Monday 5th December. By Jodie. Torres del Paine hike is living up to expectations. Not just the infamous wind that can knock you over (and it did). Also the spectacular mountain terrain. The torres (towers) are a highlight here, soaring … Continue reading

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Hiking to the penguin colony

Sunday 13th November. By Jodie. We can get out to the penguin colony only at low tide, which is early this morning, so we tackled the 8km hike yesterday and camped here at Ahuenco with views of the wild pacific … 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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Five star sunrise

Monday 30th October. By Paul Hiking in the Grand Canyon with 8L of water, we are looking for a “dry” campsite. Not relying on a nearby water source gives us freedom to find a stunning place to put up our … 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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