Safety isn’t optional, and the drive to and from the mountains should always be included in that equation.
Do books make a better hiker, or does hiking make a better hiker? Perhaps the answer is closer to “a little of both, really.” Like any good soup, there’s a lot that goes into the pot, along with more than a little stirring and some time spent simmering. But surely, this can be boiled down a little, no? Indeed it can. My hiking bookshelf has dozens of volumes, but there are […]
I’m going to get myself down to the bottom of this mountain,’” Stump recalled. Kati Weis, CBS Denver Picking over the bones of the news this morning, I saw a piece that resonated for perhaps obvious reasons. A hiker, near the summit of El Diente in Colorado (one of their 14 thousand-footers) fell and tumbled for about 60 feet. Then, hiked back to her car and drove herself to hospital. […]