WHAT: 100 mile Expedition retracing the 1847 Donner Relief Parties trail
WHEN: February 14th-18th 2022
WHY: To honor the heroism of the rescuers and reflect upon the power of the human spirit to endure and survive.
Donner Party Q&A
Donner Party Q&A: who lived, who died and who is to blame How many people were in the Donner Party and how many died? That
Fake news’ stalks the Donner Party; myths formed over 175 years Wildly inaccurate and sensationalized reports of the Donner Party tragedy appeared in a California
Donner Party Endures
Why the world remains fascinated with the topic 175 years later Worldwide pandemic, Ukraine, landmark Supreme Court rulings. Yet, as I write this, #CashAppFriday is
How Did We Get Here?
Life would be simple if we knew precisely how it would all play out. Yes, and boring. Thankfully, our journey roaming around the 3rd rock
Mutiny and Morality
After establishing a forward base camp at Mule Springs, about 50 miles west from the cabins at the Lake and 50 miles east of Johnson
The initial days of the 1st Relief journey after leaving Johnson Ranch on February 4th, 1847, were foreshadowing what lay ahead: hypothermia, near drowning, exhaustion,