Tag: backpacking

Canyonlands – Needles District

Canyonlands Needles District With a lot of life stressors coming our way (moving, new jobs, a baby on the way), we looked forward to a quick weekend backpacking trip to Canyonlands Needles District.  With its remoteness, there is no better place for a disconnect than the Needles. This May, we flew Katie’s Dad out for his 60th birthday and took… Read more →

ice lake basin, colorado, silverton

Ice Lake Basin

Ice Lake Basin We took a much-needed break from the heat of summer and strains of work to backpack in the Ice Lake Basin outside of Silverton, CO. We spent 3 nights exploring this beautiful region of Colorado. Chris’ mom, Tesa, joined us for this adventure! Read more →

fitz roy, fall, foliage, el chalten, sunrise

El Chalten

El Chalten After a relaxing and rainy few days in El Calafate, we moved onward to El Chalten. El Chalten is home to Cerro Fitz Roy and we had planned to come here in the fall (for photography purposes, of course!). En route, we were surprised to see snow decorating the hillsides ~500 feet above.   We found El Chalten to… Read more →

Nahuel Huapi Traverse

Nahuel Huapi Traverse After a week of relaxation with my parents, we headed off for our next trekking adventure. This 4-5 day trek covers nearly 40 KM of various ridgelines in Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi. Read more →

Torres del Paine – W Circuit

Torres del Paine – W Circuit Torres del Paine is an incredible National Park in southern Chilean Patagonia, located about 2 hours from Puerto Natales, Chile. This park is a very popular destination for trekkers and backpackers alike, with 150,000+ visitors per year. We spent 1 week traveling the “W”, which is a popular route through the highlights of the… Read more →

Dientes de Navarino

Dientes de Navarino Circuit We flew from Punta Arenas to the southernmost town in Chile (and the world), Puerto Williams. The flight was on a 10 seater airplane and our neighbors were 2 Australians who would start the trek with us. As the plane headed over the stunning Darwin Range and deeper into Tierra del Fuego and close to Cape… Read more →