Oh gee it’s up to my knee. Oh my, it’s up to my thigh. Oh [expletive] it’s up to my neck. That’s the point where I lost my breath. Where my skin started to scream. And where the shortest in our party had to swim for it. It started out cold, it was cold during, and […]Read more "Oneonta Gorge: Up to Our Necks"
Soren, we’ve only been hiking for 200 meters and I’m already post-holing. I don’t know about this. “It’s only 1.5 miles, so even if you’re sinking in it should be fine,” said The Guy Prepared With Snowshoes. Hop on to the highway that is the trail to Glacier Vista – thank goodness, it’s packed down […]Read more "Sleepover at Mt. Rainier"
2015. A heck of a year. I will keep my recollection brief. 2015 was a very challenging year with many lows surrounding the loss of my girlfriend’s mother. It was heart-breaking for everyone who knew Cathy, and the year didn’t ring true without her. Through the hardship there, light managed to shine through in places. […]Read more "2015 Recap"
Well, we didn’t lose our fingers. Although we may have have been battered and bruised a bit, we went on a snow camping outing that ended up being quite an experience. My friend Michael was needing to do a photo project for school, so we figured it was a good excuse to get outside. We drove […]Read more "Frozen Phalanges: Nada Lake"
Kicked it for a couple days in D.C., you know, gettin’ capital in the capitol. After spoiled plans to travel internationally in the last precious month of my summer, ma and I decided to cut our losses (Dublin was the plan) and head to the mecca of American history, Washington. The big city located in […]Read more "Washington D.C."
Living in Colorado we get the special privilege of seeing beautiful scenery all around us every day, so much so that we become desensitized to it. I have to admit, Coloradans have high standards, so to be truly awestruck by a landscape is something that doesn’t go unnoticed. Garden of the Gods is one place […]Read more "Garden of the Gods"
There’s this big mountain that you gaze at when you drive down I-25 called Longs Peak. For a while I’ve wanted to get up close and personal with the beast. So, I decided to head out with the gal and backpack in to camp in this spot called Goblins Forest, on the Longs Peak trail. […]Read more "Backpacking: Chasm Lake"