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Enjoying and experiencing nature

You may have picked up through reading my previous posts that I really enjoy nature. I think most, if not all people can say that there are places outside in creation that they think are absolutely beautiful and could spend hours looking at it. 1,990 more words

Nature

Solo Backpacking: Calculated Risk or Recklessness?

Over the past few weeks my thoughts have been preoccupied with the death of Brad Treat, a law enforcement officer for the Forest Service in Flathead Valley, Montana who was (presumably) killed by a Grizzly bear while mountain biking with a family member just South of Glacier National Park. 844 more words

Backpacking

A four-bear trip: Glacier National Park 2016

So, campfires.

Burning the small dead

branches

broke from beneath

thick spreading

whitebark pine.

a hundred summers

snowmelt        rock        and air

hiss in a twisted bough.

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Travel

travel // Glacier National Park

Over Memorial Day weekend a good friend got married in beautiful Bozeman, Montana. I couldn’t quite imagine what a trip to Montana would be like, but let me just be the first to say it is hella beautiful. 200 more words

Travel

lake days

These days are long and tiring and joyful and sometimes too hard and heartbreaking and often full of grace and laughter and life. Sometimes people say that summer camp is some sort of separate reality apart from the “real world” and I have to push back against that and testify that my life is very capital R real. 324 more words

Montana

The Trip: Glacier National Park

Here we go again my Deviants, it’s another Tuesday which means it’s time for another edition of The Trip to be coming at you so let me get us rolling along. 266 more words

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Memento Mori

The nice thing about road trips with friends is you can bring ridiculous awesome outfits for them to wear in national parks and ask them to change in the middle of the mountains. 153 more words