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As much as I can, I'm out backpacking or hiking. This is a collection of some of my hikes, climbs, and backpacking trips.

Torres del Paine, Chile  November 2017. Image source:  Kate Miller, 2017.


Cirque Peak 9,820 ft          Canada
Forsyth Peak 11,177 ft California
Mauna Kea 13,803 ft Hawaii
Mauna Loa 13,678 ft Hawaii
Mt. Gould 9,557 ft Montana
Mt. Marcy 5,344 ft New York
Mt. Oberlin 8,179 ft Montana
Mt. Rainier 14,411 ft Washington
Mt. Shasta 14,179 ft California
Mt. Siyeh 10,019 ft Montana
Mt. Washington  6,288 ft New Hampshire
Mt. Whitney 14,505 ft California
Old Rag 3,284 ft Virginia


Perito Moreno Glacier, Argentina.  November 2017.  

Happy Trails


John Muir Trail CA 233 miles
Walker's Haute Route SWZ 113 miles
Quehanna Trail PA 75 miles
Appalachian Trail, Great Smoky Mt. NP TN 70 miles
North Circle, Glacier NP MT 56 miles
Transverse Zion, Zion NP UT 56 miles
O Circuit, Torres del Paine NP CHILE   55 miles
Appalachian Trail, US19E to Nolichucky River TN/NC      50 miles
Black Forest Trail PA 42 miles
"Modified" Pemi Loop NH 40ish miles
Lizard Head Loop, Wind River Range WY 40 miles
Mt Robson/Snowbird Pass, Mt. Robson CAN 40 miles
Highline Trail, Glacier NP MT 40 miles
Triple Crown Loop, AT VA 40 miles
Four Pass Loop, Maroon Bells CO 33 miles
West Rim Trail PA 31 miles
Enchantments WA 30 miles
Skyline Trail, Jasper NP CAN 30 miles
AT through Presidential Range NH 25 miles
Escarpment Trail, Catskills NY 26 miles
Devil's Path, Catskills Park NY 24 miles
North Fork Mountain WV 23 miles
Half Dome, Yosemite NP CA 17 miles
The Narrows, Zion NP UT 16 miles


Alpine Circuit CAN
Cold Mt/Mt Pleasant VA
Sliding Sands/Halemauu Trails HI
Old Logger's Path PA
Big Schloss/Half Moon Loop VA
Hidden Passage/Canyon Rim WV
Iceline Trail CAN
White Oak Canyon/Cedar Run VA
Bright Angel Trail AZ
Appalachian Trail (multiple sections) PA, VA, TN, NC, MD, NH
Kalalau Trail HI
Grinnell Glacier MT
Exit Glacier/Harding Icefield AK
Trout Run Valley Circumnavigation VA, WV
Wittenberg-Cornell-Slide-Giant Ledge Loop, Catskills NY 

Pemi Wilderness, NH

Pemigewasset Wilderness, NH

Pemigewasset (Pemi) Loop, May 2018.

Pemi Loop


Monorailed snow on trail. Pemigewasset (Pemi) Loop, May 2018.


Torres del Paine O Circuit. Chile.  Image source:  Kate Miller, 2017.