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AZT

  • Arizona Trail – Part 9: Winter is still here

    “Gee, what’s that?” When I wake up in the morning, glittering ice crystals are beaming at me from inside my tent wall. And even the residual water in my charcoal-blackened pot is frozen. At…

    May 15, 2021
  • Arizona Trail – Part 8: Desert goldfish

    On the morning of April 9th, Ranger and I leave early. It’s supposed to be the last of three super-hot days for now – on a stage of the AZT where there are no…

    October 13, 2019
  • Arizona Trail: the story

    In 2019, I made my dream of the Arizona Trail thruhike come true. I hiked over 800 miles from the Mexican border to the Utah stateline. All my experiences, the good ones and, of…

    August 24, 2019
  • Arizona Trail – Part 4: Cozy campfire

    Start from the beginning: Part 1 5:30 a.m. The tent is soaking wet, inside and outside. Well, that’s included if you decide to camp next to a river. The view and the chance of…

    August 4, 2019
  • Arizona Trail: Part 3 – Something magic

    The next days promise to be hot again. 25 degrees doesn’t sound like much at first. Paired with no shade and a scorching sun, you don’t want to imagine how it is with 30…

    July 22, 2019
  • Arizona Trail: Part 2 – Uphill

    Zero Day Today is a zero day. I will not hike one mile today except for food and supplies and my feet will be able to heal a bit. For a decent breakfast with…

    April 3, 2019