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Video: Backpacking Eastern Sierras Golden Trout Wilderness

Come along on a journey with Wolfgang Vonberk through the eastern side of the Golden Trout Wilderness. Do you recognize landmarks along the way? Please feel free to share where you think the author of the video traveled.

Golden Trout Wilderness

Aspen Sky: Cottonwood Pass, Colorado

If you’re a photographer in Colorado, it is required (perhaps by law) that you have two shots in your portfolio. First, you need the fall Aspens looking up at the sky shot. 26 more words


A drive over Cottonwood Pass and a visit to Tincup Colorado

Thursday (9/1) we decided would be a great day to drive over to an old mining town called Tincup we were told about during coffee in the clubhouse on Tuesday. 807 more words

A Little About Us

Starting the JMT

Horseshoe Meadow elevation 9940 ft to Rock creek camp site elevation 9518 ft max elevation 11516 ft, approx 14 1/2 miles hiked

Wow, last night was brutal. 217 more words

Colorado Notes - III: Solo Hiking As Novelty

I’ve always struggled to understand the solo hiker. Walking alone in the wilderness suggested a journey suffused with equal parts boredom and fear: no one to point to a sight seen along the way, no one to seek refuge with in case of danger. 555 more words


Colorado Notes - II: The Kindness Of Strangers

Before my recent trip to Colorado, I had not hitchiked in many years. There was no need to. And it seemed like a bad idea in most cases. 1,016 more words


Cottonwood Pass

One of my favorite drives in Colorado in the summer is up and over Cottonwood Pass.  The drive through this mountain wonderland is a shortcut to Crested Butte and Taylor Park Reservoir. 87 more words