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First training to

Things haven’t deteriorated so badly that I have to start training all over again. I was able to pick up right where I left off last year. The 4 months of tire towing really paid off in Yellowstone. 27 ...

Trip journal

I started using Siri to transcribe my journal. I’m finding that’s incredibly fast. Probably about as fast as I can type it. But I’m not sitting there typing. I can just lounge around ...

Back to running

I am still sore from the first decent run I did last week. Even though I’m still very in shape the specific running was quite the killer. I was very surprised to see that after months of not running ...

Getting pics from your iPhone to your XP computer

Check out this handy link: Transferring from iPhone to XP Computer It was very helpful to get my pix and video from the trip from my iPhone to my PC (Windows XP).  It took several minutes of searching it out ...

That’s a knife

The Benchmade Stryker Auto 1901SBK is nothing short of a gorgeous knife.  Weighing in at 4.2 oz (118 gr), this is a knife that you will own for a lifetime.  Complete review and pictures shortly. ...

Wolf report to the park

Here’s my response to the wolf following me in Yellowstone on December 24, 2011: Hi there!  Hope you two enjoyed your holidays.  The last day I was in the park, the 30th, was tough!  34 degrees got ...

Street names

When you get to places far away from home base, you see some interesting things. ...

Icy skis

The last 2 days of travel were a test of endurance and attitude. The blizzard was pretty easy to tow through, save for the deep snow. Most of the time the fur ruff on the parka kept the driving snow out, ...

Into the blizzard

Your browser does not support the video tag Oh the weather outside is frightful. But the fire inside is so delightful. Lame excuse – when the snow is driving like this it’s difficult if not ...

Wolf bait

Apparently a wolf followed me much of the distance from West thumb to Old Faithful on the 24th. I had heard him and his pack howling behind me hours before I arrived in Old Faithful. At one point I Heard one ...

Back at west thumb

It’s a little snowy outside but not too bad! ...

Merry Christmas

This is the end of the road at Old Faithful. There is not enough snow to continue on to Madison. Back over the mountain the continental divide onward to west thumb. Hopefully it does not take me as long to ...