It was a long, long drive, with seven people and seven backpacks piled into the chambers of a rented Dodge Caravan. 24 hours of road time, plus stops and rest breaks makes for a lot of time to think. It was the thoughts, the wonder, the curiosity, the fantasy of my boots on the dirt … More Four Pass Loop, Maroon Bells Colorado (part 1)
So I’m pretty excited. Another year, another big trip around the corner. I’m trying to make this an annual ritual. It gives you something to look forward to, and a great excuse to mark off another item on the bucket list. This time we’re heading to Aspen Colorado to put in a solid 25 miles … More Bearing Set. Colorado.
Here I am, trying to study for finals (Biology, Chemistry, and calculus exams back to back), but all I can think about is my next big backpacking trip. I know, I’m a terrible terrible student. It’s stressful at times, planning that perfect trip. This will be a group trip, so there is a certain pressure … More The stresses of planning a big trip