Solo Hike: Timber Lake RMNP

  Two Saturdays ago, I set out with one objective: hike all the way to Timber Lake inside of Rocky Mountain National Park. A while back, Stella and I had attempted to do this, but we were forced to stop at the active landslide in order to avoid risk of injury. Since that time, I … Continue reading Solo Hike: Timber Lake RMNP

Baker Gulch Exploratory Hike

Once I had finished reading the book, "Ranger Confidential: Living, Working, and Dying in the National Parks,” my thoughts immediately turned to hiking. It was too late in the day to complete a ten-mile plus hike, but I had wanted a trek with a bit of distance. However, when had driven to the North Inlet … Continue reading Baker Gulch Exploratory Hike

Bear Lake Adventure

Bear Lake is a beautiful, multi-shaded lake of blue, which spans through both Utah and Idaho. It is twenty-miles long (North to South) and seven-miles across at the widest point (East to West). Stella had spent childhood summers camping at one of the state park campgrounds on the Idaho side. Just as the year prior, … Continue reading Bear Lake Adventure

Osprey Rev 6 Hydration Pack

Osprey Rev 6 Hydration Pack 1.5L Prior to purchasing this hydration pack, I’ve really enjoyed using my waist hydration pack by Ultimate Direction for hiking & cross country skiing. However, once we moved to Colorado, it no longer became practical due to the unpredictable weather here, which makes it necessary to always have additional gear … Continue reading Osprey Rev 6 Hydration Pack