Time Line

Below is our proposed time line for our journey.   This is quite rough, and will likely change as the trip progresses.  We're trying to keep our daily averages around 60 - 70 km to allow for days off, bad weather, big mountains, side trips, bear chases etc... We'll try to keep it updated as we go. 


  • First Leg: Warm-up  Toronto to Chicago
    • Distance 1,140 km
    • April 25 - May 10, 2012
    • May 11 - Fly from Chicago to Anchorage, Alaska

  • Second Leg: The Great North Anchorage, Alaska to Prince Rupert, British Columbia
    • Distance 2,600 km
    • May 15 - July 5, 2012
    • July 6 - Ferry Prince Rupert - Port Hardy (northern-most town of Vancouver Island)

  • Third Leg: Vancouver IslandPort Hardy, British Columbia - Sooke, British Columbia 
    • Distance 613 km
    • July 7 - July 17, 2012
    • Ferry Victoria, BC  to Port Angeles, Washington State

  • Fourth Leg: US Pacific Coast Sooke, British Columbia - San Diego, California  
    • Distance 2,850 km
    • July 17 - August 29, 2012

  • Fifth Leg: Baja Peninsula, Mexico San Diego, California  - La Paz, Mexico
    • Distance 1,600 km
    • August 31 - September 24, 2012
    • September 26 - ferry La Paz - Mazatlan

  • Sixth Leg: Mainland Mexico Mazatlan, Mexico - Cuidad Hidalgo, Mexico
    • Distance 2,300
    • September 27 - November 9, 2012

  • Seventh Leg: Guatemala Cuidad Hidalgo, Mexico - Copan, Honduras
    • Distance 595 km
    • Short interlude for Glenn's brothers wedding in Costa Rica (Nov 16 - Nov 21)
    • November 10 - November 27, 2012


  • Eighth Leg: Honduras and Nicaragua Copan, Honduras - La Cruz, Costa Rica
    • Distance 1,224 km
    • November 28 - December 29, 2012


  • Ninth Leg: Costa Rica and Panama La Cruz, Costa Rica - Panama City, Panama
    • Distance 1, 171km
    • December 30, 2012 - January 16, 2013


  • Tenth Leg: The Darien Gap Panama City, Panama - Buenaventura, Colombia
    • Distance ~ 100 km cycling in and between little villages, the rest was by boat!
    • January 17 - January 27, 2013


  • Eleventh Leg: Columbia and Ecuador Buenaventura, Colombia - Macara, Ecuador
    • Estimated Distance 1, 900 km
    • Buenaventura, Colombia - Quito, Ecuador January 29 - February 23, 2013
    • Pause in Canada March 5 - June 5, 2013



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