“It seems that the more places I see and experience, the bigger I realize the world to be. The more I become aware of, the more I realize how relatively little I know of it, how many places I have still to go, how much more there is to learn. Maybe that’s enlightenment enough – to know that there is no final resting place of the mind, no moment of smug clarity. Perhaps wisdom, at least for me, means realizing how small I am, and unwise, and how far I have yet to go.”-Anthony Bourdain
Recent Blog Musings…
Day 1 – Siyeh Pass Loop My first hike in the park was completing the Siyeh loop, starting at Siyeh bend and finishing at Sunrift gorge (going the reverse route tacks on roughly 2k more feet of climbing). The Gaia app tracked this at 10.2 miles and 2,236 feet of elevation. The hike starts climbingContinue reading “Exploring the Big Sky Country of Glacier National Park”
Mountains have a way of dealing with overconfidence – Hermann Buhl My last full day in Patagonia, I set my sights on hiking to Esmiralda Lake. It was (on paper) supposed to be a relatively easy hike at 5 miles and minimal elevation. I got to the trailhead confident in my ability and excited forContinue reading “Knee deep in a peat bog in Patagonia”
My final day in El Chalten was spent hiking the Cerro Torre route to Laguna and Glacier Torre. It was a relatively easy hike compared to my last two, to Laguna de Los Tres and Cagliero Glacier. This hike is roughly 11 miles in total with about 1,000 feet of elevation gain, which is mostlyContinue reading “Day trekking on the Perito Moreno Glacier”
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