Santa Fe, Pecos Wilderness and Taos New Mexico

April 24 – 28, 2015 One of the benefits of choosing to settle down in Golden Colorado is the proximity to some epic parts of the Rockies. Unfortunately the weather was looking bad last weekend, so we drove as far south as needed to get some sunshine and camping-friendly friendly conditions. Alison and I had […]

Where in the world are Ravi and Alison?

April 29, 2015 It’s been a long time since we posted on this blog. That doesn’t mean we have been sitting still! Since visiting Capitol Reef National Park in October, 2014 in we explored several other cool spots in Southern Utah, Death Valley California and did some epic road-tripping around the West and South Western […]

Grand Canyon Backpacking – Rim to River and Back Again

October 10 – 14, 2014. Post by Ravi. After a sunburned and sand scrubbed four days in Joshua Tree National Park, we made our way across the desert to Phoenix to visit Alison’s Grandma, and then up to Sedona, AZ for a few nights to explore that quirky little town full of crystal shops and mysterious […]

Southern California Coast and Joshua Tree National Park

September 23 – October 4, 2014 Following the JMT, we picked up the pups (Duke and Spike) and spent almost a week in Milpitas, CA (just south of San Fran)with my brother and his family. We lots of great home-cooked Indian food and went to Bikram Yoga several times to work out the kinks in […]

Tahoe-(End of August pre-JMT Hike)

Hello from Moab!  We’ve been traveling through Southwest Colorado the last couple days and made our way back to Moab to enjoy the last bit of warm weather before we head north to Canada for our Nordic skiing adventure set to begin mid-November. We have some reliable internet access as we’ve been crashing at cheap […]

Yellowstone National Park – August 2014

We are catching up on a backlog of posts from the past few months. We visited Yellowstone and Lake Tahoe in August, 2014, prior to hiking the John Muir Trail. Here are some shots of Yellowstone. Yellowstone National Park is to many the quintessential American Park.  The wildlife, stunning scenery, and seemingly geologic wizardry draw […]