Tag: trekking

Bow Lake Sunset

Canadian Rockies

Canadian Rockies – Jasper & Banff We took July off to prepare for our move up to Bozeman. During this time, we set off on an adventure North – starting with Jasper National Park, followed by Banff National Park, and then a slow drive through National Forests in Montana, Idaho and Colorado. Chris’ parents and his sister, Kim, and her… Read more →

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 →

Goblin Valley and Escalante

Goblin Valley and Escalante  After our trip here in 2014, we were excited to plan an eventual trip back to Southern Utah.  With many areas of the desert being very crowded and developed (Bryce, Zion, Page, etc), Escalante is a relatively uncrowded refreshing tiny town offering a plethora of outstanding adventure hiking. 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 →