Adventures in Colorado and around the World


The Great Western Divide: Day 3 of the High Sierra Trail

The alarms sounded early on day 3. We all had big plans to make it to the Precipice Lake, made famous by Ansel Adams, for sunrise so we set our

Bearpaw to Hamilton: Day 2 on the High Sierra Trail

Day 2 of the High Sierra Trail took us from the backcountry posh High Sierra Camp to the majesty of Hamilton Lake, with lots of ups and downs in between!

A Walk through the Woods: Day 1 of the High Sierra Trail

Sequoia National Park contains some of the most amazing scenery in the lower 48, and it’s all on display from the start of the High Sierra Trail at Crescent Meadows. From towering giant sequoias to giant granite cirques, from lush meadows to cascading creeks, it’s no wonder that many choose to do the “simpler” trip of doing an out-and-back to Hamilton Lake.

Into the Range of Light – High Sierra Trail

“Mountains are not Stadiums where I satisfy my ambition to achieve, They are the cathedrals where I practice my religion.” ~Anatoli Boukreev It’s been over four weeks since we stepped