Enigma

My name is Dillon, trail name "Enigma", pronouns are he/him. My favorite trail snack is gorp. Favorite trail magic is either fresh fruit or craft beer, depends on the day. This year I am thruhiking The Pyrenees High Route (HRP) and The Via Dinarica Trail (VDT)

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Haute Route Pyrenees – Peaks and Valleys (D10-16)

Haute Route Pyrenees – Peaks and Valleys (D10-16)

It's been a week since my last update, and what a week it has been!  I have moved into the hugh country of the Pyrenees Mountain range.

Jun 18, 2022 : Enigma
Haute Route Pyrenees – Rugged and Rural (D5-9)

Haute Route Pyrenees – Rugged and Rural (D5-9)

I have a few days to cover for you lovely readers.  It has been an adventure filled week without a doubt.

Jun 11, 2022 : Enigma
Haute Route Pyrenees  – The Heart of Basque Country (D3+4)

Haute Route Pyrenees – The Heart of Basque Country (D3+4)

This is the heart of Basque Country.  I don't know a whole lot about the culture, but I know that the language is one of the oldest in Europe

Jun 6, 2022 : Enigma
Haute Route Pyrenees – The Beginning (D1+2)

Haute Route Pyrenees – The Beginning (D1+2)

Well, alright, I'm finally on trail!  Not that I haven't been on trail, but now I'm officially on one of my two planned European "long trails" for this summer. 

Jun 4, 2022 : Enigma
Camino del Baztán – Another Warmup on an Unpopular Route.

Camino del Baztán – Another Warmup on an Unpopular Route.

While staying at a quiet pilgrim albergue the very friendly host asked if I had heard of The Camino del Baztán.  I said I had not, and asked if he had any information on it.  He didn't, it isn't a popular route, but he said it was "muy bonita"...

Jun 2, 2022 : Enigma
Unexpected Warmup – Night Hiking in Paris/GR34

Unexpected Warmup – Night Hiking in Paris/GR34

48 hours of travel time, less than 6 hours of sleep, capped off with 13 miles of hiking.  What a whirlwind!  Where am I?  Is this real?

May 21, 2022 : Enigma
Gear Considerations For Trekking In Europe

Gear Considerations For Trekking In Europe

We outdoors lovers will never have enough gear talk.  When it comes to what thruhikers pack I have noticed that some focus on style, others on

May 9, 2022 : Enigma
Getting To Know Enigma

Getting To Know Enigma

I'd love to inspire others to dream up big things and to jump into potentially uncomfortable and certainly foreign experiences in order to grow and to connect with others outside our scope of familiarity.

May 4, 2022 : Enigma