April ’19: Renewed

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Spring is finally here. The snow is melting, trees are in full bloom, and the sun feels glorious on my vitamin D deficient skin. The cold, bleak winter has passed and I feel renewed. Happiness and optimism flows so naturally … Continued

March ’19: Crawling

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As the old proverb says, “You have to learn to crawl before you can walk”. Well, let me tell you, March has been a month of crawling. There is a lot of research that goes into a van build. Of … Continued

February ’19: Cooped Up & Cranky

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Brrrrrrr I think I jinxed it when I mentioned in January’s blog that the winter weather had been mild because February has been the worst! I shouldn’t complain, we haven’t really had it THAT bad. It’s just been dreary, rainy, … Continued

January ’19: A New Year

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A new year. It’s that time when when people start mulling over fresh ideas, new starts, and motivation levels are at their peak. I suppose when we’re so focused on our future, the prospect of a clean slate or a … Continued

November ’18: The Pit

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November is here. I have been pondering several ideas over the course of the month, one of which is time; it comes and goes so quickly. Technically, one could argue that time passes with every second of every moment. Before … Continued

Trail Hoppers: The Final Chapter in the Idaho Hot Springs Loop Saga.

The last blog update left off with Eric and I settling into Stanley after withstanding an abundance of road blocks and detours. At this point, our journey had lead us 262.12 miles with over 14,000 feet of elevation gain. Little … Continued

Shifting Gears: Idaho Hot Springs Loop (part 3)

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I’m not sure how to start this blog update, so I suppose I’m just going to jump right into it. If you haven’t already read part 2 (click here) because the story will probably not make any sense. I left … Continued

Knowledge is Power: Idaho Hot Springs Loop (part 2)

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Boise to Ketcham (175.33 miles)   “If it was easy, everyone would do it.” -Said by anyone who’s tried to do something hard   After 8 days, Eric and I are happy to report we are alive and well, skin … Continued