Hikes & Mountains

Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) Section A ~ USA
The Raad ny Foillan ~ Isle of Man
Mount Olympus Skolio Summit (9,527 ft) ~ Greece
Kjeragbolten & Preikestolen ~ Norway
Inca Trail to Machu Picchu (13,828 ft) ~ Peru
Team Diabetes: Conquer the Crater ~ Iceland

7 Summits

Mount Elbrus (18,510 ft) ~ Russia
Mount Kilimanjaro (19,341 ft) ~ Tanzania


Isle of Man ~ Hiking "The Raad ny Foillan"

Isle of Man ~ Hiking “The Raad ny Foillan”

I took a little jaunt around The Raad ny Foillan (Manx Gaelic for “The Way of the Gull”) on The Isle of Man.  This coastal ...
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Norway:  Hiking Kjeragbolten & Preikestolen

Norway: Hiking Kjeragbolten & Preikestolen

Kjeragbolten As you can tell from the main picture, I made it, but I couldn't stand up.  I was too scared.  Petrified.  My legs were ...
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To The Roof Of Africa!  Mount Kilimanjaro!

To The Roof Of Africa! Mount Kilimanjaro!

Mount Kilimanjaro!  Doesn't it sound romantic?  Have you seen the pictures of the glaciers at the top?  Did Hemingway intrigue you when he wrote of ...
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Hiking The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

Hiking The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

One of the highlights of my life has been from the Sun Gate, watching the sun rise over Machu Picchu.  Extraordinary. My very first multi-day ...
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5 Hiking Lessons Learned The Hard Way - How Naive Was I?

5 Hiking Lessons Learned The Hard Way – How Naive Was I?

Today, my Facebook "On This Day" reminder was my Peru trip - in 2013 I hiked the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu.  This was my ...
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Team Diabetes:  Conquer the Crater Hike in Iceland

Team Diabetes: Conquer the Crater Hike in Iceland

I was privileged to travel to Reykjavik in August of 2013 with Canada's Team Diabetes to participate in the Conquer the Crater Hike.  It followed ...
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Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) Section A

Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) Section A

I completed Section A and 190 km of the PCT in April 2019. Happy Trails! ...
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