Dream. Plan. Live.
It was easy to find the beauty of nature in Ashland. Outside of the sky and the wide plains, the culture of the Northern Cheyenne people created a sacredness and a sense of mystery around the plants and animals that surrounded our home. Suddenly the smell of sage and the sounds of dripping water were more than just sensations, but were a part of me.
Blogs, magazines, and podcasts are my preferred inspirational crutch when my imagination is having a slow day. Here is my go-to list:
Having done some winter mountaineering out west prior to this trip, I never thought much of it. How demanding could a mountain under half the elevation of Colorado’s highest peak be? Fairly demanding it turns out.