The one about 45 Fun Things To Do At The Grand Canyon

So you want to visit the Grand Canyon, but it is too far and you’re not so crazy about hiking so is it even worth it? Traveling all that way to get a look at the famous Grand Canyon and then go back? The answer is Read More


The one about Being Welcomed In The Wild Wild West

… continued from this post.

I took the shuttle to the trail head and started my descent. The South Kaibab Trail was significantly redder than the Bright Angel Trail and definitely more challenging-even going down. But it was fun and had several great view points. A reward for about every mile or half mile of hiking. There was the Ooh-Aah point, Read More

The one about My Grand Canyon Adventures

I had just got back from the Christmas/New Year Holidays in England and Portugal and I was back at work. So understandably, I had contracted a very serious case of wanderlust almost immediately upon my return. I started to make a list (I love lists!) of places I would like to visit- I’m not sure why I thought this would be helpful but it turns out it was because  Read More

The one about Running At An Elevation of 7,000 ft.

Considering that over 90% of my running has been done at an elevation of about 600 ft., you can imagine that running at an elevation of close to 7 thousand (7,000) ft. probably felt a tad bit different. And that was definitely a huge understatement!

Why on earth would I go somewhere ~7,000 ft. above sea level to run? Well, I am glad you asked! No, I am not training for the Boston Marathon, or any race for that matter. I was in  Read More