Porter hones his winter camping skills in the Indian Peaks with Gail as support and Amber awash in existential angst.
Porter Storey snowshoes to solo winter-camp in Rocky Mountain National Park, while Gail Storey does a solo meditation retreat by the river.
We’re opening to our vulnerability out here, physically from the vicissitudes of body, weather, and gear, and emotionally from the astounding spaciousness of blue sky and sagebrush terrain. Porter awoke in the New Mexico desert one morning to snow falling. He had camped a mile down a red clay trail to find a bush out […]
This journey is a mix of assiduous attention to detail for survival and contemplation of luminous landscapes for the soul. After driving, sometimes for hours, to Porter’s drop-off trailhead, together we work for almost an hour to unload his mountain bike, Goat, from its vertical bike rack with its various locks and accoutrements, put on […]
Gail and Porter Storey hike the 3,100-mile Continental Divide Trail from the border of Mexico to Canada, with Porter hiking mostly solo and Gail as trail-angel support.
Og survives storms in the western Collegiates, Gail talks him into a real tent, Amber talks herself into Malbec plus champagne.
Porter Storey weathers a big storm on the CDT in Wyoming, Gail makes it to Rawlins on rutted mud-slick roads, and Amber finds herself awash in laundry.
Porter Storey gets caught in a blizzard at 10,000 feet on the CDT. Amber falls in love with Albert, a White Peacock, who tells her that he brings Eternal Happiness.