12804 ft / 3903 m Strava failed so I don’t have an accurate elevation gain or distance, but it was between a 12 and 14 mile hike with around 2000-2500ft vertical. We hiked up the backside starting at the Lake Evelyn trailhead. We finally hiked up that mountain we can see from our house. It’s… Continue reading Byers Peak
Yesterday, the sky grew dark again – similar to a cloudy day, but with a bit of a reddish hue. After living in smoke for months last year, we knew exactly what it was without having to open the curtains. We were downwind of another fire. I opened up one of the usual Colorado fire… Continue reading Fire
This is my newest theme, Darchitect. It is designed to be dark. Really dark. (or quite bright if you prefer) Aesthetics Inspired by high-contrast architecture photography and technical manuals, Darchitect is a combination of artistic canvas, engineering notes, and elegant book design. The build Darchitect is a fork of Twenty Twenty-One, this year’s default WordPress… Continue reading Darchitect
These are from a few weeks ago.
We briefly stopped at Kodachrome Basin and found an ideal camping spot outside of the park. It was quite the surreal place to set up camp with soft warm sand to sleep on and plenty of view.
Canyon country never fails to put me in a constant state of childlike awe. Grand Staircase-Escalante is a prime example with sprawling canyons. On this trip, we made a special effort to navigate over to the Zebra slot canyon and the Tunnel slot. The Zebra, was the slimmest I’ve been in. I actually couldn’t safely… Continue reading Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument