An Allen Sunrise with Jackson’s Journeys

Adventure partners.  Life warriors.  Best friends.  Jackson's Journeys As many of you know, Jackson underwent major surgery this week.  Bone cancer reared its ugly face smack dab in the middle of their life trail. Jason bravely made the decision to have Jackson's back right leg amputated.  #f@$%cancer Just a detour in their new journey as …

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Soaked on the Sewards

The Seward Range.  Winner for the hike with the least amount of photos taken. Reason?  The most persistent, all day downpour.  With high freezing winds and low temperatures.  Sunday, September 3rd proved to be the extreme opposite of my Santanoni hike the day before. I recognize that hiking these two ranges back-to-back may have been …

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The Dix Range: Go Big or Go Home

"Trusting yourself means living out what you already know to be true." - Cheryl Strayed August 6, 2017 It had been some time since I embarked on a solo hike.  Plus, the Dix Range whispered nudgingly that we had some unfinished business to discuss.  I realized hiking all 5 peaks in the range may have …

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Haystack, Basin and Saddleback: A JBL Adventure

One of my favorite Mary Oliver quotes is: "That's the big question, the one the world throws at you every morning: Here you are, alive. Would you like to make a comment?" Yes, actually.  Almost 2 weeks ago, Mallory and I responded with answer of "alive' with a side of "heck yeah!"  On July 10th, …

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