My VanLife consisted of working every other week. The week on was brutal, piling in two weeks worth of hours, but adventuring on the off weeks was worth it! 

 

I slept in the hospital parking lot (with security's permission) during my work weeks, driving into the sunset after my last shift.

 

The highlight was taking two months off to drive 9,000 miles, up the West Coast, ferrying to Vancouver Island, across Canada through Jasper, Banff and Niagara, then down to Georgia before cruising back across the US. Epic.

Campgrounds, Rest Areas, BLM or USFS Land, and the occasional Walmart or Truck Stop were home on off weeks, always near or on the way to epic trail runs. 

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Near Mt. Jefferson, Central Oregon

The Van, AKA K23

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Epic Roadtrip: Canada

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Somewhere in Canada

Spotted a random trailhead - took a driving break for a mind blowing trail run

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Icefields Pkwy, Between Jasper and Banff
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Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada - Near the Base on the Canadian Side

A constant rainbow from the drenching spray! Plus standing this close shook my bones. Unreal.

Bryce Canyon, Utah

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Natural Bridge
Rainbow Point
Spotted a Trail, Hiked in for Lunch!
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Bryce Canyon 60K (37.3 Miles)

Mile 25 or so, running Thunder Mountain Trail, purportedly the inspiration for the Disney ride

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Chilly the Next Morning

Yosemite National Park, California

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Glacier Point Panorama: Yosemite, Nevada & Vernal Falls, with Half Dome in the Middle
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Don't Stumble Left...

3,000 ft drop!

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Nevada Falls
Snowy Trail Run

Glacier National Park, Montana

Cliffside Dance
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Epic Hike
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Lunch with a View
Glacier Half Marathon

Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming

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Hazy, but Glorious 20+ Mile Loop to Paintbrush Divide
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Sunset View From Gros Ventre Campground

Zion National Park, Utah

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Trail Run
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Treking up Angel's Landing

Note tiny people on the left, ascending the chains!

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On Top of Angel's Landing

Avenue of the Giants, California

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Founders Tree, 346 Ft Tall
6'4" Dwarfed by Tree Roots
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Tree Squared?
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Runner's High at Mile 23

Yellowstone National Park, Mars (or Wyoming)

Random Riverside Geyzer

Old Faithful was awesome, but discovering geyzers away from the tourists was better

Distant Hydrothermals at Sunset
Just the Ground Boiling

These were everywhere my friends

Typical Yellowstone Traffic
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Surreal

Arches National Park, Utah

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Delicate Arch
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Double Arch

Note the tiny people for scale!

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Secret Back Entrance?

Stumbled accross the sign on a meandering trail run from the BLM where I camped

Lassen Volcanic National Park, California

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Summiting Mt. Lassen
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Manzanita Lake, with Mt. Lassen
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At the 10,400 Ft Summit

Posing with the 14,100 ft Mt. Shasta, 74 miles north

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Grizzly Peak, Southern Oregon, a Favorite Trail Run

Cape Perpetua, Oregon Coast

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