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Cross Country Routes – My History & Gear Tips

Cross Country Routes – My History & Gear Tips

I don’t love hiking. I realize that is an absurd sentiment for someone who has spent the past four years on long-distance trails and living in a truck to fund this lifestyle. But these trails were an easy way for an unskilled Midwesterner to get outdoors and there’s a lot of appeal..

Sierra High Route (2019 Hiking Trip Report)

Sierra High Route (2019 Hiking Trip Report)

The Sierra High Route (SHR) or “Ropers’ High Route” was developed by Steve Roper in the 1970s.  It is 195 miles long with about two-thirds off-trail hiking and the rest is on the John Muir Trail. A rugged hike, similar to the other two off-trail routes we hiked in the summer of 2019.

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I’m Paul “Pie” Ingram a British dude living in Finland who hikes all over the world. I love helping people to get out and hike by writing articles on backpacking skills and ultralight gear.. Read More

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