525,600 Minutes

"You don't choose a life. You live one." The Way   What an adventure 52 Peaks in 52 Weeks has turned out to be! It’s not the journey I would have thought it would be, but it was the journey I needed to take. When I left for Peru in June of 2016, I wasn’t exactly sure why I was setting out to do this [...]

By |June 17th, 2017|

All or Nothing…and Everything In Between.

All or Nothing…and Everything In Between. Lessons from Oregon I recently spent a week in Bend Oregon with my best friend and our dog Jackson. This was a last minute change to my itinerary for 52 Peaks. With the non-stop itinerary I had been following, I was beginning to feel exhausted, not only from the amount and difficulty of the peaks I had been tackling, [...]

By |September 21st, 2016|

Peavine Trailblazers- Lessons from the Fourth Grade

The Peavine Trailblazers- Lesson’s from 4th Grade Peavine Elementary School Reno, NV   Last week, I accepted an invitation to visit a 4th grade class at Peavine Elementary School in Nevada. The teacher, Marcos, had learned about my 52 Peaks adventure over the summer. The school where he teaches, Peavine, is named after Peavine Peak 8,266’ (27.5 football fields).  The school motto for the trailblazers [...]

By |September 21st, 2016|

My Quest to Meet Oprah by Tami Luckie

“I know for sure: Your journey begins with a choice to get up, step out, and live fully." Oprah Winfrey   I’m just going to come out and admit it. I love Oprah. If you asked me who’s life I would want to have beside my own I would say Oprah. To me she embodies a person who aspires to live their highest life and [...]

By |September 16th, 2016|

Wayna Picchu (Huayna Picchu)

One day after reaching Machu Picchu via the Inca Trail through the Sun Gate, 52 Peaks hiked Peak #2 and the second peak in Machu Picchu – Wayna Picchu. After 4 days / 3 nights on the Inca Trail, the a night in a hotel in Aquas Calientes was greatly appreciated. The hot springs town is a thirty minute (often perilous) bus ride up or [...]

By |June 14th, 2016|

Machu Picchu and the Inca Trail

52 Peaks began with the 24-mile trek of the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu as a TJ Hiker Trek. Twelve people went on the 4-day trek with the intention to hike Machu Picchu Mountain and Wayna Picchu Mountain upon arriving in Machu Picchu. On June 3rd/4th everyone began arriving in Cusco, Peru. Cusco is a fairly large city of about 500,000 people located in the [...]

By |June 14th, 2016|

52 Peaks Begins in Peru!

After years of dreaming and months of planning, 52 Peaks in 52 Weeks is finally, officially underway! Tami and TJ have left the US to make their way towards the first peaks in Peru. The first two mountains on this epic year of peaks will be Machu Picchu and Wayna Picchu. The original plan was to only hike Wayna Picchu which is the mountain pictured [...]

By |June 5th, 2016|

Training at Movara

Last week, Tami and TJ headed back to the Movara Fitness Resort in southern Utah for another week of training. Check out the fun pictures and video! Movara offers an intense wellness program that focuses on all aspects of getting healthy. The program is designed to give people the tools they need to go back home and make substantial and life-long changes to their health. [...]

By |April 27th, 2016|