A walk across the USA...

Welcome to my organic, rough, and ever-changing route. Please see the UPDATED version below!

You can always email me to get updated route information: kivawalk@gmail.com

FYI: In the chance that ‘our’ safety is at risk due to weather, trip duration, and/or physical health, we are open and willing to take ‘minimal’ strides via car/bus. Please understand that we are committed to walking as much as we can (hopefully, the entire way)!

UPDATED: 11/1/2010

UPCOMING ROUTE (estimated):

11/7 – 11/13

Sunday – Sonoma, CA – Petaluma, CA (14 miles)
Monday – Petaluma, CA – Novato, CA (13.5 miles)
Tuesday – Novato, CA – Larkspur, CA (16 miles)
Wednesday – DAY OFF – Larkspur, CA
Thursday – Larkspur, CA – Golden Gate Bridge, CA (via Bridgeway) (11 miles)
Friday – Golden Gate Bridge, CA – Kiva Office (8 miles)

Saturday, November 13th – KIVA WALK HOMECOMING DETAILS!
The day’s events will kick-off with a full-morning walk at 9:00AM at the Ferry building. Led by Jonathon, the route will wrap-through the city, hit the coast at 12(noon) and conclude at the Presidio Sports Basement around 3:00PM. A half-morning walk will pick up at 12:00PM at the beach (intersection of Fulton Street and Great Highway), for anyone wanting a shorter route and/or to be a part of Jonathon making it to the Pacific Ocean!

CLICK HERE for more information & to RSVP!

ROUTE HISTORY

Week One: (March 1 – March 7)
Mon 3/1 – Cape Henlopen State Park, DE – Milton, DE (13 miles)
Tues 3/2 – Milton, DE – Greenwood, DE (16 miles) – total: 29
Wed 3/3 – Greenwood, DE – Denton, MD (15 miles) – total: 44
Thurs 3/4 – Denton, MD – Wye Mills, MD (14 miles) – total: 59
Fri 3/5 – Wye Mills, MD – Kent Narrows, MD (13 miles) – total: 71
Sat 3/6 – Kent Narrows, MD – Annapolis, MD (16 miles) – total: 87
Sun 3/7 – Annapolis, MD – Bowie, MD (17 miles) – total: 104

Week Two: (March 8 – March 14)
Mon 3/8 – Bowie, MD – College Park, MD (11 miles) total: 115
Tues 3/9 – Takoma Park, MD – Washington DC…and more (7 miles) total: 122
Wed 3/10 – DAY OFF – Washington DC
Thurs 3/11 – Washington DC – Potomac, MD (13 miles) total: 135
Fri 3/12 – Potomac, MD/Great Fall Visitor Center C&O Canal – Edward’s Ferry C&O Canal, MD (17 miles) total: 152
Sat 3/13 – Edward’s Ferry C&O Canal, MD – Point of Rocks, MD (17 miles) total: 169
Sun 3/14 – Point of Rocks, MD – Knoxville/Harper’s Ferry, WV (12 miles) total: 181

Week Three (March 15 – March 21)
Mon 3/15 – Knoxville/Harper’s Ferry, WV – Shepherdstown, MD (8 miles) total: 189
Tues 3/16 – Shepherdstown, MD – Williamsport, MD (15 miles) total: 204
Wed 3/17 – Williamsport, MD – Little Pool, MD C&O Canal (16 miles) total: 220
Thurs 3/18 – Little Pool, MD C&O Canal – Little Orleans, MD (20 miles) total: 240
Fri 3/19 – DAY OFF!
Sat 3/20 – Little Orleans, MD – Town Creek, MD (15 miles) total: 255
Sun 3/21 – Town Creek, MD – Iron Mountain, MD (15 miles) total: 270

Week Four (March 22 – March 28)
Mon 3/22 – Iron Mountain, MD – Woodcock Hollow Road, MD (13 miles) total: 283
Tues 3/23 – Woodcock Hollow Road, MD – Garrett County Line, MD (15 miles) total: 298
Wed 3/24 – Garrett County Line, MD – a few miles before Keyser’s Ridge, MD (10 miles) total: 308
Thurs 3/25 – a few miles before Keyser’s Ridge, MD – Elk Park, PA (16 miles)
Fri 3/26 – Elk Park, PA – Uniontown, PA (18 miles)
Sat 3/27 – DAY OFF
Sun 3/28 – Uniontown, PA – Masontown, PA (14 miles)

Week Five (March 29 – April 4)
Mon 3/29 – Masontown, PA – Waynesburg, PA (13 miles)
Tues 3/30 – Waynesburg, PA – Bristoria, PA (15.8 miles)
Wed 3/31 – Bristoria, PA – a few miles outside of Moundsville, WV
Thurs 4/1 – Moundsville/Wheeling, WV – St. Clairsville, OH
Fri 4/2 – St. Clairsville, OH – a few miles before Barnesville, OH
Sat 4/3 – DAY OFF – St Clairsville, OH
Sun 4/4 – a few miles before Barnesville, OH – Quaker City, OH

PLEASE SEE Blog/Site entries for Mileage!

Week Six (April 5 – April 11)
Mon 4/5 – Quaker City/Salesville, OH – Cambridge, OH
Tues 4/6 – Cambridge, OH – Pleasant Grove, OH
Wed 4/7 – Pleasant Grove, OH – Fultonham, OH
Thurs 4/8 – Fultonham, OH – Somerset, OH
Fri 4/9 – Somerset, OH – Lancaster, OH
Sat 4/10 – DAY OFF – Lancaster, OH
Sun 4/11 – Lancaster, OH – Circleville, OH

Week Seven (April 12th – 18th)
Mon 4/12 – Circleville, OH – Williamsport, OH
Tues 4/13 – Williamsport, OH – Washington Court House, OH
Wed 4/14 – Washington Court House, OH – Wilmington, OH
Thurs 4/15 – Wilmington, OH – Morrow, OH (Detour – Yellow Springs/Fairborne/Glenn Helen Park/John Bryan Park)
Fri 4/16 – Morrow, OH – outside of Cincinnati, OH (Detour – Hamilton, OH into Cincinnati)
Sat 4/17 – Walked around/through Cincinnati, OH
Sun 4/18 – Day OFF! – Cincinnati, OH

Week Eight (April 19 – 25)
Mon 4/19 – Cincinnati, OH – Union, KY
Tues 4/20 – Union, KY – Warsaw, KY (Detour – Anderson Township, OH – Dayton, KY)
Wed 4/21 – Warsaw, KY – Vevay, IN
Thurs 4/22 – Vevay, IN – Madison, IN
Fri 4/23 – Madison, IN – Chelsea, IN (Detour – Clifty Falls State Park/beginning of trip)
Sat 4/24 – DAY OFF!
Sun 4/25 – Chelsea, IN – Charlestown, IN

Week Nine (April 26 – May 2)
Mon 4/26 – Charlestown, IN – Louisville, KY
Tues 4/27 – Walking around (day off) – Louisville, KY
ROUGH ROUTE FROM THIS POINT: (could change)
Wed 4/28 – Louisville, KY – Georgetown, IN
Thurs 4/29 – Georgetown, IN – Milltown, IN
Fri 4/30 – Milltown, IN – English, IN
Sat 5/1 – English, IN – Birds Eye, IN
Sun 5/2 – DAY OFF!

Week Ten (May 2 – May 9 )
Mon 5/3 – Birdseye, IN – Huntingburg, IN
Tues 5/4 – Huntingburg, IN – Oakland City, IN
Wed 5/5 – Oakland City, IN – Princeton, IN
Thurs 5/6 – Princeton, IN – Mt. Carmel, IL
Fri – 5/7 – DAY OFF – Mt. Carmel, IL
Sat 5/8 – Mt. Carmel, IL – Albion, IL
Sun 5/9 – Albion, IL – Fairfield, IL

Week Eleven (May 10 – May 16)
Mon 5/10 – Fairfield, IL – Wayne City, IL
Tues 5/11 – DAY OFF – Wayne City, IL
Wednesday 5/12 – Wayne City, IL – Mt. Vernon, IL
Thursday 5/13 – Mt. Vernon, IL – Ashley, IL
Friday 5/14 – Ashley, IL – Nashville, IL
Saturday 5/15 – Nashville, IL – (detour) Mascoutah, IL
Sunday 5/16 – Mascoutah, IL – Belleville, IL

Week Twelve (May 17 – May 23)
Monday 5/17 – DAY OFF – Belleville, IL
Tuesday 5/18 – Belleville, IL – Cahokia, IL (East St. Louis, MO)
Wednesday 5/19 – Cahokia, IL (East St. Louis) – Bridge into St. Louis/, MO (walking around St. Louis city-center)
Thursday 5/20 – Olivette, MO – Katy Trail (Page Bridge)
***Start Katy Trail (around 200 miles)
Friday 5/21 – Katy Trail (after St. Charles) – Defiance, MO (Katy)
Saturday 5/22 – DAY OFF – Defiance, MO
Sunday 5/23 – Defiance, MO – Dutzow/Marthasville, MO

Week Thirteen (May 24 – May 30)
Monday 5/24 – Dutzow/Marthasville, MO – Treloar, MO
Tuesday 5/25 – Treloar, MO – McKittrick, MO
Wednesday 5/26 – McKittrick, MO – Portland, MO (Fulton, MO – detour)
Thursday 5/27 – Portland, MO – Tebbetts, MO
Friday 5/28 – DAY OFF – Jefferson City, MO
Saturday 5/29 – Tebbetts, MO – Jefferson City, MO
Sunday 5/30 – Jefferson City, MO – Centertown, MO

Week Fourteen (May 31 – June 6)
Monday 5/31 – Centertown, MO – California, MO
Tuesday 6/1 – California, MO – Tipton, MO
Wednesday 6/2 – Tipton, MO – Otterville/Smithton, MO
Thursday 6/3 – Otterville/Smithton, MO – Sedalia, MO
Friday 6/4 – DAY OFF in Sadalia, MO
Saturday 6/5 – Sadalia, MO – La Monte, MO
Sunday 6/6 – La Monte, MO – Warrensburg, MO

Week Fifteen (June 7 – June 13)
Monday 6/7 – Warrensburg, MO – Holden, MO
Tuesday 6/8 – Holden, MO – Pleasant Hill, MO
Wednesday 6/9 – Pleasant Hill, MO – Lee’s Summit, MO
Thursday 6/10 – Lee’s Summit, MO – Vineyard, MO
Friday 6/11 – DAY OFF Kansas City Metropolitan Area
Saturday 6/12 – DAY OFF Kansas City
Sunday 6/13 – Walking w/in Kansas City, MO/KS

WEEK 16 (June 14th – June 20th)
Olathe, KS – Edgerton, KS
Edgerton, KS – Ottawa, KS
Ottawa, KS – Williamsburg, KS
Williamsburg, KS – Lebo, KS
Lebo, KS – Emporia, KS
Emporia, KS – Strong City, KS
Strong City, KS – Florence, KS

WEEK 17 (June 21st – June 27th)
DAY OFF Florence, KS
Florence, KS – Peabody, KS
Peabody, KS – Newton, KS
Newton, KS – Hutchinson, KS
DAY OFF HUTCHINSON (Pawnee Rock – Heartland Farm!)
Hutchinson, KS – Sylvia, KS
Sylvia, KS – Stafford, KS

WEEK 18 (June 28th – July 4th)
Stafford, KS – Macksville, KS
Macksville, KS – Lewis, KS
Lewis, KS – Kinsley, KS (Offerle, KS)
Kinsley, KS – Spearville, KS
Spearville, KS – Dodge City, KS
Dodge City, KS – Cimarron, KS
DAY OFF – JULY 4th

WEEK 19 (July 5th – July 11th)
Cimarron, KS – Garden City, KS
Garden City, KS – Lakin, KS
DAY OFF – Lakin (Garden City)
Lakin, KS – Syracuse, KS
Syracuse, KS – Holly, CO
Holly, CO – Granada, CO
Granada, CO – Lamar, CO

WEEK 20 (July 12th – July 18th)
Lamar, CO – Hasty, CO
Hasty, CO – Las Animas, CO
Las Animas, CO – La Junta, CO
DAY OFF La Junta, CO
La Junta, CO – Rocky Ford, CO
Rocky Ford, CO – Fowler, CO
Fowler, CO – Avondale, CO

WEEK 21 (July 19th – July 25th)
Avondale, CO – Pueblo, CO
(WALKING INTO DENVER from Littleton, CO)
(Weekend Events!) JULY 24th-25th
WEEK 22 (July 26th – Aug 1st)
WEEK OFF IN DENVER (Cousin’s wedding in Steamboat – July 31st)

8/2 – 8/8

Monday – HOME
Tuesday – HOME
Wednesday – HOME
Thursday – HOME
Friday – (CO rd 3 & Hwy 50 intersection) Outside of Canon City, CO – Texas Creek, CO (15 miles) – WESTCLIFFE??
Saturday – Texas Creek, CO – Coaldale, CO (CO Rd 45) (12 miles)
Sunday – Coaldale, CO – Co Road 101/hwy 50 (outside of Salida) (16 miles)

8/9 – 8/15

Monday – (outside of) Salida, CO – outside of Maysville, CO (13 miles)
Tuesday – (outside of) Maysville, CO – near Monarch, CO (14 miles)
Wednesday – near Monarch, CO – near Sargents, CO (14 miles)
Thursday – near Sargents, CO – Parlin, CO (Camp before Parlin) – (20 miles)
Friday – Parlin, CO – Gunnison, CO (11 miles)
Saturday – OFF in Gunnison
Sunday – Gunnison, CO – Blue Mesa RV Ranch, Gunnison, CO (13 miles)

8/16 – 8/22

Monday – Blue Mesa Ranch, CO – Lake Fort Campground, CO (13 miles – off hwy 92) (Dillon Pinnacles)
Tuesday – Lake Fort Resort/campgrounds, CO – Pleasant Valley Campgrounds, CO (16 miles)
Wednesday – Pleasant Valley Campgrounds – Kiniken Heights Intersection & hwy 50 (13 miles)
Thursday – Kiniken Heights Rd & Hwy 50 – Montrose, CO (9 miles)
Friday – DAY OFF Montrose
Saturday – Montrose, CO – Olathe, CO (11 miles)
Sunday – Olathe, CO – Delta, CO (11 miles)

8/23 – 9/1

Monday – Delta, CO (Bridgeport Rd & Hwy 50) – (outside of) Whitewater, CO
Tuesday – (outside of) Whitewater, CO – (outside of) Grand Junction, CO
Wednesday – DAY OFF Grand Junction (a few miles walking in morning)
Thursday – Grand Junction, CO – Fruita, CO (12.5 miles)
Friday – Fruita, CO – Mack, CO (9 miles)
Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday – Mack, CO – Moab, UT (maybe services in Cisco, UT – 88 miles) – (Hwy 6, Frontage Road & Hwy 128) (WATER & FOOD DROP HELP)

9/2 – 9/6

Thursday/Friday – DAYS OFF in Moab, UT
Saturday, Sunday, Monday – Green River, UT – Price, UT (60 + miles) (WATER & FOOD DROP HELP)

9/7 – 9/12

Tuesday – DAY OFF Price, UT
Wednesday – Price, UT – Price Canyon, UT
Thursday – Price Canyon, UT – Hwy 6 & Skyline
Friday – Hwy 6 & Skyline – Thistle, UT (general area)
Saturday – 15 + miles in Salt Lake City, UT
Sunday – Santaquin, UT – (near) Mona/Nephi, UT

9/13 – 9/26

Monday – (near) Mona/Nephi, UT – 1/2 Leamington, UT
Tuesday – DAY OFF (Provo/Nephi)
Wednesday – 1/2 to Leamington, UT – Leamington, UT
Thursday – Leamington, UT – Delta, UT
Friday – DAY OFF: Delta, UT (water dropping!)
Saturday – DAY OFF: Delta, UT (water dropping!)
Sunday – Sunday – Delta, UT – Ely, NV (144 miles) (DAY OFF – Baker/Border INN – Thursday)

9/27 – 10/1

Monday – DAY OFF Ely!
Tuesday – Thursday: Ely, NV – Eureka, NV (75 miles) (WATER & FOOD DROP HELP)
Friday – DAY OFF Eureka, NV

10/2 – 10/11

Saturday – Monday: Eureka, NV – Austin, NV (70 miles)
Tuesday – Day OFF (Austin, NV)
Wednesday – Monday: (110 miles) Austin, NV – Fallon, NV

10/12 – 10/20

Tuesday – DAY OFF Fallon, NV
Wednesday – Fallon, NV – Lahontan Reservoir State Park (17 miles)
Thursday – Lahontan RSP, NV – Silver Springs Library, NV (14 miles)
Friday – Silver Springs Library, NV – Dayton, NV (State Park Camping) (20 miles)
Saturday – Dayton, NV – Carson City, NV (13 miles)
Sunday – Walk Through Carson City – hwy 50 (towards Spooner Summit) (10 miles)
Monday – Day OFF Carson City, NV
Tuesday – Just before Spooner Summit, NV – State Line, NV (15 miles)
Wednesday – Zephyr Cove, NV – (Just over) Echo Pass/Lake, NV (18 miles)

10/21 – 10/28

Thursday – South Lake Tahoe, CA (10 miles of walking through area)
Friday – (near) Kyburz, CA – (just past) Pollock Pines, CA (17 miles)
Saturday – DAY OFF – Pollock Pines, CA
Sunday – DAY OFF Pollock Pines, CA (??)
Monday – Pollock Pines, CA – Placerville, CA (14 miles)
Tuesday – DAY OFF Placerville, CA
Wednesday – Placerville, CA – (near) Cameron Park Library, CA (15 miles)
Thursday – (near) Cameron Park, CA – (near) Orangevale, CA (16 miles)

10/29 – 11/6

Friday – Orangevale, CA – Sacramento, CA (18 miles)
Saturday – DAY OFF Sacramento, CA
Sunday – Sacramento, CA – South Davis, CA (16 miles)
Monday – DAY OFF Davis, CA
Tuesday – South Davis, CA – (near) Winters, CA (16 miles)
Wednessday – Winters, CA – Fairfield, CA (22 miles)
Thursday – West Fairfield, CA – Napa, CA (17 miles)
Friday – DAY OFF Napa, CA
Saturday – Napa, CA – Sonoma, CA (13.5 miles)

Please contact me at: kivawalk@gmail.com if you know anyone who might want to take us in and/or walk with us in these areas! We welcome any/all creative ideas and suggestions as well – THANK YOU!