If you're not questioning why you like to wake up at an ungodly hour to subject yourself to intense physical torture at high altitudes, then you aren't doing it right.
Despite the challenges, reaching the base of Jones Mountain while being enveloped by the weather at Ptarmigan Lake made that extra mis-mile of hiking worth it. Sitting next to a roaring fire with [...]
The trip didn't come without its fair share of challenges. I was accustomed to traveling through the developing world on a dime; sleeping on couches, eating unknown food at street stalls, and [...]
The rock feels cold on my hands as I stare off into the distance. My mind is blank, empty, just enveloped in the moment. I've made it.The breeze brings a chill as the sweat evaporates off of my [...]
Flash. I'm on the mountain. At least I hope I am. I'm pretty much limited to the small beam of light my crappy headlamp from Target puts out. Every now and then I see green eyes up the trail, one [...]