Ultra Tramps

Walking, hiking, trekking, tramping – whatever you call it, it is a favorite activity of mine. I have always loved being in nature; there is something calming, peaceful, and connecting about it. The stories below highlight some of the hardcore hiking experiences I’ve had in the wilderness, something I like to call, ultra-tramps.

November 12, 2018

I’m a little embarrassed to admit, but before my boyfriend first suggested hiking the Tour du Mont Blanc (TMB for short), I had never heard of it. He had me at Swiss Alps, but once he described the popular, tri-country crossing, long-distance hike, I was captivated.  The route circumnavigates roughly 170 kilometres (110 miles) around the Mont Blanc Massif, Western Europe’s highest peak.

Mt. Blanc hiding in the clouds high above...

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You know the moments in time when you find yourself standing in front of somewhere unbelievably beautiful and think "how can this possibly be real"? Well, this is about those moments; those connections with nature, people, and food as experienced by me, Amanda.


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Bryce Canyon, Utah
Bowen Falls, Milford Sound
Amitabha Stupa, Arizona
Grand Canyon, Arizona
Hever Castle, England
View from The Remarkables
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