The Grand Canyon is most certainly a wonder. On a recent trip to the South Rim, I felt insignificant gazing out at its immense void, as if humans were powerless in its domain. The day before, however, I was hiking in the canyon and felt like I was a part of something grand, not some […]
With the recent and tragic story of Geraldine Largay, the hiker whose remains were recently found more than two years after she got lost on the Appalachian Trail, it’s important to remember that hiking requires research and preparation.
Ah, Smokey Bear. Always looking out for our best interests. Arid mountain temperatures grant fires the ability to blaze out of control in no time, and they can be a scary sight once that happens. Though it’s all a part of the natural rebuilding process, forest fires become an imminent threat to humans and wildlife […]
One thousand feet away from the tallest point in the state of Colorado, I looked up and didn’t know if I was going to make it to the icy summit. It was so close, but with the effort that it took to get there, every step was a struggle. After hiking nearly four and a […]