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2016 Summer Journal

2016 Summer Journal

Backpacking to Avalanche Lake

Montana has long been a special place for my family and me. When I was a kid, we’d spend every summer here exploring the nearby trails and adventuring in the woods around my Grandparents’ house near West Yellowstone. As…

2016 Summer Journal

Exploring New Wilderness in Montana

When I was growing up, “summer” was synonymous “Montana.” My parents were both teachers, so once the final school bell rang they packed up my brothers and I, along with our hiking, biking, and camping gear, and schlepped us out to my Grandparent’s…

2016 Summer Journal

Scenery and Solitude in Winter Park

Living in Boulder, perched smack in the middle of Colorado's Front Range, we grew well accustomed to heavily trafficked trails that were often choked with people. It didn't take us long to write Colorado's backcountry off as beautiful, but…