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Monthly Archives: March 2018

  It’s here! My 2018 Milepost arrived and now I can get down to business! So many options and not enough time for all of it. I’m trying to decide now how much time to spend wandering around the lower 48 to visit friends before I head to the AlCan itself – AZ, southern UT, friends in Portland, a favorite uncle near Reno, how could I miss Glacier?!, I have to go… Read More

Oh how I love to look at maps! I’ve been in love with them since we had the boxes of maps in 5th grade (Thanks Mrs. Knarr!) and the wooden rack of pull-down canvas maps in the front of the classroom, showing me all there was to see in my state, in my country, and in the world. It was, looking back on that, likely the beginnings of my wanderlust. It was… Read More

CARROT QUINN

dispatches from the wild

Wandering the Wild

Backpacking the Pacific Crest Trail and Beyond