Quick Facts

  1. Expedition date: Monday February 14th, 2022 from Johnson Ranch, CA, arriving Friday February 18th, 2022 Donner Memorial State Park, Donner Lake, CA
  2. Distance: ~100 miles [Following recently discovered 1st Relief Party route]
  3. How long will it take: ~ 5 days, 4 nights 
  4. End point: Donner Memorial State Park, Donner Lake, CA
  5. Live tracking: Yes. Tracking link will be published on this website and on our Facebook page during the week prior to Expedition
  6. Purpose: 1) Discover the trail of the 1st Relief Party [never been done before in history], 2) Honor the members of all Donner Relief Parties and 3) Inspire others to combine history with sports
  7. Expedition Team: Bob Crowley, Tim Twietmeyer, Jennifer Hemmen, Elke Reimer. learn more here
  8. Social media: Facebook, Instagram
  9. Relief Party members: [Link to roster and profiles will be published soon]
  10. Story of Relief Parties: [Link to summary story will be published soon]
  11. History of the Relief Parties: [Link to history will be published soon]