Tag Archives: Camping

Quite the Conundrum

Aspen, the Colorado ski town for the very wealthy, broke the gas price record for the trip. The previous high was $4.64, seen near the Grand Canyon nearly a month ago. Aspen shattered that mark with a price of $4.74. … Continue reading

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The Peak that never Was

Colorado, we have freely ran toward your arms. You, at first, embraced us but then like dark clouds of storm at 14,000 feet- you brushed us away.  Admittedly, I have been looking forward for Colorado and its pristine air, towering … Continue reading

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Tentsations 101: A glimpse

Te-nt-sati-ons (noun) informal interchange of thoughts, information, etc., by signed words; hands communication between persons; inside of the tent, or in near vicinity of tent. Perhaps the favorite highlight of the trip thus far would be the conversations that spring … Continue reading

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Fun in the Smokies

Balls! This word, although a tad bit on the rough side, is best used to describe our relentless and unstoppable ascent of Mt. LeConte ( in the Smoky Mountains. We were so consumed with the idea of backcountry camping. To be … Continue reading

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Ruminations Prior to Departure

The word ‘travel’ is a broad concept. When someone says to you, “I’m going traveling in Europe this summer for a month,” what are you supposed to visualize? Sure, you know that the guy’s going to Europe, and that he’ll … Continue reading

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