Wolverine Hikes

People who know me know that I belong on the Trail. I've thru-hiked the Appalachian Trail (twice),the Pacific Crest Trail and the mighty Continental Divide Trail. I've hiked many of the long trails here in Michigan including being the first to hike both the Ironwood Trail and the Great Lake To Lake Trail. In 2017, I hiked the Israel National Trail and the Golan Heights Trail. I was the first to hike the Baja Divide Trail in Mexico but failed miserably to thru-hike the Bruce Trail in Canada. In 2019, I hiked the TEMBR in Ecuador and now, I'm going to attempt to hike 1,150 miles of the North Country Trail as it runs through my home state of Michigan.

The purpose of this blog is to keep anyone who is interested informed of my progress and to encourage those who are able to support me in these endeavors.

Saturday, July 20, 2019



But first, a couple of shout-outs:

- To Tom and all my friends at Moosejaw Mountaineering. I buy all my gear at Moosejaw.com and you should, too!

- To Paul, Missy and the crew at Underground Quilts. Check out their stuff at UGQoutdoor.com

- To Kelly O’Brien at Obriensales.com

Now, as promised, pics with stupid captions!

This majestic cow. 

This spider bite.

This almost perfect shot of Cotopaxi. That volcano is constantly surrounded by clouds.  

A poor hummingbird with a broken wing. 

This warning not to dump trash. 

This furry burro. 

How to dress for a sandstorm in Ecuador.

This entire hillside on fire. 

This butterfly. 

“Well I’m standing next to a mountain
I chop it down with the edge of my hand.”  - Jimi Hendrix

Looking out over Laguna de Quilotoa.

The perfect campsite. 

My new friend. 

My new friend (and her skinny dog) leaving. 

And now, I must leave, too. Wanna know what you can leave? A comment below. Thank you!


lilfroggiebrown7 said...

Loving the pics!!! No frogs yet?

Unknown said...

Love following your hikes!

Anonymous said...

The things you see and experience! Thanks for sharing so vividly. Moosejaw, Underground Quilts and O'Brien sales are getting quite a workout. Enjoy! From Mavis

Unknown said...

Safe journey cousin...💙

Unknown said...

I hope everything is going well in Ecuador. Is a small and a beutifull country that I don't even know at all. Thanks for sharing your pics. Enjoy it!

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