Quest of the Sandstone Buddha

Radio crackles – "you're smoking, your brakes are on fire!" Downshift – engine screams “We’re still going 50 I think” quick mental conversion, the speedo reads in km/h. Angus’ body sways on the steep descent. I make the smallest possible corrective movements to keep us steady. “How far do we have to the bottom?” Tour … Continue reading Quest of the Sandstone Buddha

The Sandstone Chronicles

A bright, brisk Sunday morning.  The loose plan for the next week: explore the North Rim of the Grand Canyon, check out the Grand Staircase or Zion if time allowed, meander west across Nevada, and meet up with the rest of the team somewhere in the Sierras. Step 1: resupply and refresh all of our … Continue reading The Sandstone Chronicles