In a post about Leadfield, there are written directions about the one way road, but maybe you are more of a visual learner. The above map shows the entrance to Titus Canyon Road at the top center, directly below Rhyolite (more to come about Rhyolite, but this should get you started). Other helpful hints, courtesy … Continue reading Death Valley Day Trip
I get asked this all the time: "Camp Host Chad, can you please show us how to tell the difference between right trails and wrong trails?" I say, "Sure!" Then I give three examples, on land, sea and air:
Applying the trail wisdom of: Know your limits requires beginning with that concept firmly in mind. Starting there, we'll go here: Perhaps you remember the above photo from the first Trail Wisdom post, back in October? Then, during November, I shared part of my story in Trail Wisdom's second installment. Please permit me to now weave those narratives together for part three. My go-to explanation for the side … Continue reading Trail Wisdom: Hoodoo You Think You Are?
I survived a stroke almost nine years ago. After weeks laid up in an ICU in Albuquerque ("Stroke City") New Mexico, I transferred to a specialized ward at a hospital in California, where I spent several more weeks recovering before heading home. The transition from NM to CA required I be able to climb in and out of a wheelchair on … Continue reading Trail Wisdom: Cane vs Able
Bryce Canyon National Park. Queens Garden Trail. Gorgeous, no? We chose this hike because it divided into two parts: the shorter, more manageable Queens Garden trail for myself, and the extended Navajo Loop for my friend Royce. After a (mostly) pleasant hike downhill, we parted ways. I hiked a couple of minutes further, and then saw this: … Continue reading Seeking Trail Wisdom