Tag: solo camping

Walkabout: Day 23, Mile 4602

November 11, 2016 ~ Friday 7:30a Morning Pages ~ Canyon, TX I will be hiking Palo Duro Canyon today, heading up to the Lighthouse formation. Justice is allowed to hike the nearly six miles with me. It is rated as only moderate, with the…

Walkabout: Day 21, Earth, Water & Quintessence

November 9, 2016 ~ Wednesday 6:30a Morning Pages ~ Carlsbad Caverns/Sitting Bull Falls I am having a harder time getting warmed up this morning. I am boondocking in a picnic area near Sitting Bull Falls. I arrived after dark last night, driving the last…

Walkabout: Day 20, Fire & Air

November 8, 2016 ~ Tuesday 8a Morning Pages ~ Brian’s Canyon, Cloudcroft, NM I am headed to Carlsbad Caverns today. I was going to get a short hike in here in Cloudcroft, but I had to change my plans. I was kept up much…

Walkabout: Day 19, #nomakeup

November 7, 2016 ~ Monday 5:45a Morning Pages ~ South of Albuquerque, NM Thank you, daylight savings time! I guess I should be grateful for that extra hour of sunshine I have been enjoying. We did our “fall back” on Sunday, so last night…

Walkabout: Day 16, Mile 2865

November 4, 2016 ~ Friday 5a Morning Pages ~ Tonto National Forest, AZ The days are all running together. It feels like I am no longer existing on a linear plane. I am simply in the NOW. What happened yesterday is filed away, and…

Walkabout: Day 15, Superstition Wilderness

November 3, 2016 ~ Thursday 5:30a Morning Pages ~ Gold Canyon, AZ I am writing and watching the sun. What I mean is that I need to get an early start on the Rogers Canyon Trail, so I am awake and watching for signs…

Walkabout: Day 14, Mile 2557

November 2, 2016 ~ Wednesday 6:45a ~ Morning Pages ~ Black Canyon, AZ It was the tale of two families. I went from the affluence of Los Angeles to the poverty of Phoenix. Swing high, swing low. In Los Angeles, I had a nice…