… a new thru-hike created by Ras and Kathy Vaughan.
Full-time adventurers, the Vaughans, married for 22 years, have made a habit of setting only known times where they establish never-before-recorded routes. They call themselves Team UltraPedestrian, and they named their new trail the UltraPedestrian (or UP) North Loop.
The thru-hike combines parts of four established long trails to create a 2,600-mile loop through the best of the Northwest. …
… Though much of the loop is rugged and less than ideal from a scenic perspective—it includes at least 200 miles of road walking and several areas with limited water resources …
They’ve got a book, as well.
98 Days Of Wind: The Greatest Fail Of Our Life
It’s an account of their attempt at at Grand Enchantment Trail yoyo.