Backpacking trip #2: The Grand Canyon

Backpacking trip #2: The Grand Canyon

For my second backpacking trip, we tackled the Grand Canyon. I had never visited the Grand Canyon before, and I am so glad the first time I saw it was experiencing one of it’s trails firsthand. You definitely do not get the amazing vastness of the canyon simply from...
My first backpacking trip: Lawn Lake

My first backpacking trip: Lawn Lake

My first backpacking trip was on The Lawn Lake trail in the Rocky Mountains, on my first visit to Colorado, July 2011. Up till this point, I had about 1 year experience with hiking and camping. I was nervous about being in a new state, with much higher elevation. I...
Backpacking: The Fear

Backpacking: The Fear

I am sure you have heard the saying by Eleanor Roosevelt, “Do something everyday that scares you.” I definitely think it is important to push myself out of my comfort zone, and for this week, it will be with backpacking. Truth be told, I am scared of many things. I...