Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Scary - Andrew Skurka's new Great Alaskan-Yukon Loop Project


In one year circumvent the Alaska - Yukon wilderness. 4500 miles. No trails. Seven months.
Andrew Skurka's webpage on this trip

There was a local Camino de Santiago gathering of pilgrims recently. A lot of sharing of stories and exchange of experiences, and a couple of presentations. One was by Phil Cousineau, author of the Art of Pilgrimage. He was a good speaker, and I took a bunch of notes which I can't locate now. I do remember that he had a broad definition of pilgrimage. As a baseball fan, he made a pilgrimage to Cooperstown. Certainly Andrew's trips are pilgrimage to the extreme.

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