Fall in the Gore: Red and Deming

Fall in the Gore. I like the sound of that. Fall in the Park. I like the sound of that too. On this day we’ll give the nod to the Gore. For a guy who still can’t ski, one who spends most of the winter behind a desk with his trusty calculator attached to his hip, the clock is ticking. However, with a couple of months to go, I’m trying to make the most of my time and spending as much of it in the great outdoors as possible. On most occasions these outings come with great company, but sometimes it’s just me and my own meandering thoughts. This past Saturday would be the latter.

Traversing the Clouds in the Never Summer Mountains

Rocky Mountain National Park is a place I like to tell myself I know a lot about, but really I probably only know a lot about very little. Other than Wild Basin, most of the Park is still uncharted territory for me. It probably always will be given the expanse. Colorado affords us so manyContinue reading “Traversing the Clouds in the Never Summer Mountains”

San Juan Summertime and the Livin’s Easy

Ben and I have been on a bit of a tear this summer. Blitzkrieg is a word often used to describe a few of our trips and while they have been nothing but excellent, it makes you appreciate a trip in which you are afforded the ability to get to your destination early, snag 1st dibs on a campsite,Continue reading “San Juan Summertime and the Livin’s Easy”

The 4 Pass Loop in Pictures, and Some Extra Credit

Over the weekend I had the privilege of backpacking the 4 Pass Loop in the Elks with Benny, Anna-Lisa and a great group of friends from their church group. Having had a few days to reflect on the journey, many words come to mind; intense, amazing, beautiful, fun, just to name a few, but I thinkContinue reading “The 4 Pass Loop in Pictures, and Some Extra Credit”