IAT – Stage 2 – New Brunswick

Distance:  171 miles (275 km) Time:  4.5 days (Oct.12-16) Daily Average:  38 miles (61.1 km) Total Distance: 510 miles (820.6 km) Highlights: Mt. Carleton State Park – this 12 km loop was the only real off-road hiking in all of … Continue reading

IAT – Stage 1 – Quebec

Distance:  339 miles (545.5 km) – I had to miss a little over 150 km due to the Matane Wildlife Reserve closure. See below for details. Time:  12 days (9/30/2011 – 10/11/2011) Daily Average:  28.3 miles (45.5 km) Highlights: Back to … Continue reading

SHR – Part 1- Road’s End to Red’s Meadow

Distance:  128 miles (206 km) (Note: includes 10 mile detour down Palisade Creek……see below for details) Time:  8 days  (9/7/11 – 9/14/11) Daily Average:  16 miles (25.7 km) Highlights: The Path Less Travelled: I love hiking off-trail. Route finding, challenging … Continue reading

GDT- Stage 2- Banff to Jasper

Distance:  297 miles (477.9 km) Time:  9 days  (8/26/11 – 9/3/11) Daily Average:  33 miles (53.1 km) Total Distance:  606.1 miles (975.2 km) Highlights: Banff, Kootenay and Jasper National Parks were uniformly incredible. Specific areas which come to mind are Whistling … Continue reading

GDT – Stage 1- Waterton to Banff

Distance:  309.1 miles (497.3 km) Time:  10.5 days  (8/16/11 – 8/26/11) Daily Average:  29.4 miles (47.4 km) Highlights: Waterton National Park: It is difficult to imagine a more spectacular beginning to a long distance hike. Literally one jaw-dropping vista after … Continue reading

PNT – Part 1 – Cape Alava to Port Townsend

Distance:  232 miles (373.3 km) Time:  10 days (7/2/11 – 7/11/11) ……including one rest day in Port Angeles Daily Average:  23.2 miles (37.3 km) Highlights: Olympic coast: Sea Lions, bald eagles, gorgeous sunsets, fascinating tide pools and a myriad of … Continue reading