In Escalante

Just a quick note that most of my town chores have successfully been accomplished and I’m now working on finding a ride back out to the Hurricane Wash Trailhead on Hole-In-The-Rock Road (30 dusty dirt road miles away). Last meal, last blog post, last loving conversation with my honey, and then back out into the wilderness I go. The next section is a long 145 miles through a lot of waterless canyons. I hope to arrive in Tropic Utah in around 10 days with all the dirt reapplied. Look for updates then. 

Oh, and I think maybe no poison ivy! 

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6 thoughts on “In Escalante

  1. christian swenson

    Katherine, Love the pix (oh, all that goh-geous rock!), the amazing commentary, your endurance, your humor, all of it. Had a fine evening out w/ Dan, and the _ jam at Velocity was good! Had the whole place to ourselves! Love, Christian

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  2. Daya Goldschlag

    Hi Dear One: Can’t believe all you’ve gone thru and so far survived (keep on surviving and keep up with all your appreciation!). I am very glad to read it is probably not poison ivy – that seemed like just too much piled on. What amazing, incredible landscape you have become absolutely intimate with. Thank you for keeping us informed along the way and with such a fine mind and heart and body. And great photos. I am thinking of you very often. Much love your way, Daya

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  3. Daya Goldschlag

    One of the benefits of this huge adventure of yours is, for me, a way of putting my life in perspective. When out comes and “oy” with some little set back or disappointment or diffculty I think about what you are dealing with daily (and nightly) and I realize how easy my existence is and give a “thank you”. Gratitude to you dear, Daya

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  4. Rebecca Wittmann

    Hi Katherine – I just caught up reading all your posts (I did not see the notifications in the “social tap” for a while). Glad to hear you are doing ok and that Dan is getting your daily location info. Luca and I look at the beautiful pics and we are thinking of you. Sending you love and stamina for the part ahead of you!!

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  5. basenjack

    sending love and light for the next portion of your journey. The dogs and I just got back from a great Sierra trip; including off trail orienteering, a scramble up to (and down from) about 8000 feet, and a longer fall than intended onto an ankle. Great mini trip for me, I am so excited to hear how the next leg of your journey goes. Be safe and have a blast. šŸ™‚

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