Monthly Archives: March 2017

Werk!, or The Weather Around Here Sucks Lately (So I’m Stuck at the Gym)

I got a lovely and terrifying email from Wildland Trekking yesterday with the gentle suggestion that I might want to make sure I’m training enough to hike the Grand Canyon from rim to rim. Here’s a representative section: This trip demands a high … Continue reading

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It’s Official! or, How I Beat Grand Canyon National Park’s Byzantine Permit System (by Getting Someone Else to Do It For Me)

I almost still can’t believe it’s true, partially because there was a very real possibility that a scarcity of permits would obstruct the whole enterprise. Continue reading

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The Initial Research, or How the Internet Solved All of My Problems (As Usual)

What I really needed was information. I limbered up my Google-fu. Continue reading

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