HIKES AND ADVENTURE TRAVEL
UNIQUE TREKS TO: GRAND CANYON; NORTH RIM & SOUTH RIM - RIM TO RIM DAY HIKES, BRYCE, ZION AND YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARKS, CALIFORNIA RED WOODS, THE HIGHLANDS OF SCOTLAND, THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST, HIKES IN TUSCANY, ITALY, SMOKEY MOUNTAINS, APPALACHIAN TRAIL, HAWAII, HONOLULU MARATHON,
[Last Update 6-5-2013]
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2013: CALIFORNIA & YOSEMITE DEVIL'S LAKE UPDATE FUTURE TRIPS & EVENTS
Leader Publications Feb 4, 2013 Gunn Leads Trek to Tuscany
JUNE 1st The 4 Studly Dudes
JUNE 29, 2013
PIONEER LOG CABIN 5K RUN & WALK
THE FOUR STUDLY DUDES
(Coined by their respective wives OR simply self proclaimed?)
These four intrepid Cairn Stone veterans of multiple Grand Canyon and other hikes are doing the North Rim to South Rim hike June 1st. This hike option was only offered the first year in 2004.
They planned this trip on their own and used Coach Gunn's training techniques to condition properly. They have hiked double distances all training season this year to prepare for this day hike challenge. All their collective experience will be needed for this to be a successful hike. The June heat is a huge factor.
Coach Gunn will surprise them by meeting them at trails end - something totally unexpected and will be much celebrated.
MORE POSTED HERE LATER
The guys finished together late afternoon and were shocked, amazed and very pleased to hear Ron's voice shouting "Fire Up!" as they approached the last switchback. The heat was definitely a factor to be dealt with and overcome. But training and experience as well as comradery brought them through. When one of the guys was affected by the heat while climbing Devil's Corkscrew they stuck together and did the right things.
Great job guys!
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Best of Italy May 4-16, 2013
ITALY INFO & TEASER PHOTOS: ITALY 2013
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