Spring is here, in our calendars, hearts, and gear closets. Even with this year’s massive snowpack in the mountains, there’s some great lower-elevation trips and hikes soon to be carpeted with wildflowers!
For the fourth time this year, my snowshoe plans fell through. It seems I have done something to anger the outdoor gods. However, lowland parks free of avalanche danger and full of trails are in abundance here!
Before my first time backpacking in 2017, I had many questions, most of them regarding the idea of carrying everything I needed and how much it would hurt. Luckily the boyfriendo was not a novice, but for those of you who are, here’s my tips.
With summer appearing to approach it’s final weeks, the window to hike in some areas has been rapidly closing (even before the smoke set in). To I-90 for possibly the last time in 2020 I went!