Category: travel

West Coast Bike Tour – Highways 101 + 1: Brookings, OR to San Francisco, CA

Our west coast bike tour continues in Northern California with massive redwoods and gorgeous coastline during our 425 miles between Highways 101 and 1. Check out the story and our pictures below 🚴‍♀️🌎🚴‍♂️ Day 17 – 58 Miles We left Brookings early to a…

Highway 101 West Coast Bike Tour – Astoria, OR to Brookings, OR

2 states and 700 miles down Highway 101 on our bikes!! We finished the Washington section, around the Olympic Peninsula then down the 101, in about a week. After a couple days off, we began riding Oregon’s stunning coast. What an amazing ride so…

Highway 101 West Coast Bike Tour – Seattle, Washington to Astoria, Oregon

Day 1 – 14.2 Miles It was pretty bittersweet leaving Skagway, our home in Alaska for the summer, but the time had come. We put our boxed bikes on the overnight ferry and headed towards Juneau. In the morning, we arrived about an hour…

Hiking the Historic Chilkoot Trail

Bekah and I have been staying pretty busy this summer with our jobs, guiding bike tours in Skagway, AK. While we have been getting out frequently for day hikes and long bike rides, our work schedule hasn’t allowed us much time for many overnight…

A Day on the Ice – Hiking atop Laughton Glacier in Alaska

This summer, Sean and I have been guiding bicycle trips in Skagway, AK. As part of the tour, we make a stop at Bridal Veil Falls. There our guests line up to get their photo taken in front on the gorgeous waterfall and stare…

Work and Travel: Life as a Bicycle Tour Guide in Alaska

A month has already flown by here in Southeast Alaska, specifically Skagway, where I’ll be living until late September. After completing the Arizona Trail in mid April, we drove home to Indiana just in time to fly to Juneau and catch the ferry to…

Rim to Rim to Rim: Double Crossing the Grand Canyon

After completing the Arizona Trail and hitching to Phoenix, we still couldn’t shake the idea of attempting a double crossing of the Grand Canyon. When else would we be back here and in such great physical shape? Once we picked up our van, we…

Thruhiking the Arizona Trail: Flagstaff to Utah

From Flagstaff in the snow around Mount Humphrey’s to the bottom of the Grand Canyon and, at last, reaching the northern terminus, this final section in Arizona had a little bit of everything. Here’s our trail recap of the final 250 miles of the…

Thruhiking the Arizona Trail – Superior to Flagstaff

We are having a blast hiking the incredibly beautiful Arizona Trail! We’ve been from the desert floor to alpine mountain tops and back again and have completed about 570 miles of nearly 800 miles in 23 days. Here’s our week 3 breakdown… Day 14….

Thruhiking the Arizona Trail: Mexico to Superior

Well, I usually try to break these posts up into smaller pieces, but I haven’t had signal or wifi or time, so I’m gonna do my best to keep this 300 mile post brief. Holy cow,  WOWZA, the Arizona Trail is a banger. Nonstop…

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