Safety isn’t optional, and the drive to and from the mountains should always be included in that equation.
OK, so short and sweet this time. Today was spent kayaking with a friend. There wasn’t as much as I’d have liked, owing to weather (it turned out to be windier than expected, and clouds were looking a bit on the ornery side) but… skills! Notably, “What happens when things go sideways?” When you’re hiking, the risk of getting utterly soaked are fairly low unless it’s pouring with rain. But […]
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. […]