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Basketpacking California and Nevada; Stagecoach 400 and Death Valley-bound.

I’m headed west for a few weeks!

The current plan is to ride the Stagecoach 400 route, then head over to Death Valley for a dirt road tour, perhaps weaving together a loop based on the new Reno-Vegas bikepacking route. …

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Bike 'n Hike, not Hike 'n Bike; Peru

Set to a saw-toothed mountain backdrop in the Ancash region of Peru, sprawling Huaraz makes a good base for exploring the southern reaches of the Cordillera Blanca. Scruffy and noisy, it’s not without its charm; in some ways it reminds …

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Diggin' for gold, Cajabamba to Huaraz; Peru

Over the last week, I’ve been working my way cross-country towards the second highest mountain range in the world, Peru’s Cordillera Blanca –  or the White Mountains.

The established route from Cajamarca loops west via the seaside city of Trujillo. But …

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More Coco-di-loco…

As I mentioned in my previous post, the Coconino Loop is a bikepacking journey around the Coconino National Forest, Northern Arizona. Concocted by Scott Morris, of Topofusion fame, and his buddy Chad Brown – both bikepacking fiends – it knits …

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