Pine Cone Camino

Pine Cone Camino

A walking route in northern Nevada

Welcome! You’ve found the personal website of a Camino pilgrim. After walking Camino de Santiago in Spain, I am eager to continue the tradition of long-distance walking closer to home in the U.S. I have pioneered a walking route along the base of the Carson Range of the Sierra Nevada from Gardnerville to Reno.

If you are interested in walking this route, either on your own, or joining me in a small group, then get in touch through email (Contact) or join the facebook group Pine Cone Camino (Mini Camino to Reno 2021 Click on the headings at the top of this page for more discussion about the physical, spiritual, practical, or cultural dimensions of walking this route.

This website and route planning are my personal undertaking and are not affiliated with American Pilgrims on the Camino or any other organization. I make no guarantees about the route or its safety, and users of this website or followers of the route assume all risks.

Day two – Genoa to Carson City

It was a grand day for day two of the Minden Camino to Reno adventure.  The group started off with a 5 mile hike from The Town of Genoa to Jacks Valley Elementary School and up the hill to enjoy the hospitality of one of the walkers.  A shady patio with cushy lawn chairs, cold…