#hike3 on the Perimeter Trail in Greenbelt Park. Hiked about 4.9 miles into the woods, bringing my total for this year to 14.3 miles out of 250. If you want to join me in my hikes like and comment below! Let me know where I should hike next!
PC: @psipin92 .
that black shadow
big foot wanna be
that’s me in snow flurries
that’s me in 22 degree weather
if you know me you know I despise two things passionately
I hate the feeling of a full bladder needing to go pee
and I hate cold
so much I moved the whole family to SoCal because I swore
no more I screamed at below 65 degree sunshine skies
this weekend I lost my mind
dragged the dorks miles up a mountain
and although I pulled my ski cap down over my face
because I was convinced it was breaking off in frozen chunks
as the 10 mph wind blew icicles to stab me
what you can not see
beneath the knitted mask
is my huge goofy grin
because ladies and gents
I fell head over heels in love
with stupid cold snow
"What would this look like if it were easy?"⠀
We pride on ourselves on the motto “Comfort is overrated, the struggle is worth it.” But when we are feeling overwhelmed or anxious about a problem we ask ourselves, “What would this look like if it were easy?” Consider the answer to that this question and see where it leads. Why can’t it be easy? Let’s make it easy. Thank you @timferriss for teaching us how to ask the right questions. ⠀
1 month ago3215
"She did not need much. She wanted very little. A kind word, fresh air, clean water, a garden, kisses, books to read, sheltering arms, a cozy bed, to love, and be loved in return"
For #mcm I have to give a huge shout out to the world's best boyfriend for everything this weekend. It turned out nothing like we planned, from a "catfish" airbnb, me not feeling well -you making sure I was ok, and then the kitchen/home "takeover". I am forever thankful for you, your patience with the craziness, and the ability to make me laugh through it all...even if you do kick my rear end in bowling 😜😍😘❤
1 month ago5146
"Load the car and write the note. Grab your bag and grab your coat. Tell the ones that need to know. We are headed north. One foot in and one foot back. But it don't pay to live like that. So I cut the ties and I jumped the tracks. For never to return." .
Just a few short hours and we're mountain bound, @rburns_87 !
1 month ago4127
"The body benefits from movement, and the mind benefits from stillness"
"I have loved her, my little wanderer, with a mind full of wild forests, and eyes that await adventures."
2 months ago4118
"Keep holding me, I’ll never let you go. We’ll travel around this world and take it nice and slow. You are my obligation, my only inspiration. I will be there for you in any given situation. When your world gets dark and when we are apart. I’ll be there to send you all my love" -All My Love, Stick Figure
2 months ago4117
"Inside all of us is Hope. Inside all of us is Fear. Inside all of us is Adventure. Inside all of us is… A Wild Thing."— Maurice Sendak, Where the Wild Things Are
📸: @rburns_87 (out of "pity" as you like to say 😂😝)
"A new day will dawn for those who stand strong, and the forests will echo with laughter." -Led Zeppelin
2 months ago3135
"On the trail, all I had to do was walk. It was up to me how far I wanted to walk and where I wanted to end up. I could stop when I wanted, I could eat when I wanted, I could take naps at any point during the day.The trail allowed me to feel a strong sense of freedom. And it helped me to see the oppression of a busy schedule and the way we multitask in civilization. I no longer saw what was civil about filling my life with commitments if I couldn't stop to watch the sunset or listen to the birds sing." -@jenpharrdavis , Becoming Odyssa: Epic Adventures on the Appalachian Trail
Thank you, @rburns_87 for putting up with the (beautiful) snow and ice to hike on my favorite trail ever ❄🌲⛰
Can't wait to thru hike!
2 months ago1110
"You keep me safe, I'll keep you wild."
Saturday adventures with my favorites 💙
2 months ago5137
"Because in the end you won't remember the time you spent working in an office or mowing your lawn. Climb that goddamn mountain." -Jack Kerouak
Missing time on the wall so much right now. #fbf .
pc: 📸 @steve_yocom
To some people this picture is just of boring desert scenery. And sadly thats why Bears Ears and Grand Staircase Escalante were shunk drastically. Too large of an area of land with not a lot of wow factor. 10 mile hikes to get to a touristy photo op....with only 4x4 road access. But did you know that in Bears Ears, the Navajo people run toward the sunrise in the east every morning to visit the spirits who watch from the sky over their people below. The runners yell out loud to the spirits for gifts that include strength, wisdom and the ability to endure hardship.
I went to Bears Ears for personal healing during a difficult time in my life, just like how people flock to Sedona for the same reason. There's a lot more to these lands than just being a good photo op. The fight isn't over to protect these sacred lands.
The first fall of snow is not only an event, it is a magical event. You go to bed in one kind of a world and wake up in another quite different, and if this is not enchantment then where is it to be found?
📸: @xwesx (thank you, again for this awesome shot!)
Ready for this cold weather and some snow!
"I brought you to the mountains
To watch the clouds float by
The wind here gives me shivers
The freedom makes me cry
And being with you darlin'
Forget what we have not
Just being at the top here
To convince anyone there's a God"
- My lady and the mountain, @theavettbrothers#mountaincrushmonday#forceofnature#optoutside
Go outside and let your breath be stolen away.
Find the forests, seek the seas, meditate on the mountains,
mist covered from morning. We are nurtured by nature, born for the wild places; we’ve no business in cities, in buildings taller than trees can grow.
Go outside,and begin living again.
3 months ago5213
"We are stardust, we are golden, we are billion year old carbon, and we got to get ourselves back to the garden." -Joni Mitchell ⛰⛰⛰⛰⛰⛰⛰⛰⛰⛰ Good evening with good friends, and now bedtime with Ken Burns and the national parks. This is a photo I took of the Kaibab monocline during a hike in 2011. Protect those wild places, you guys. #wegottogetourselvesbacktothegarden#nationalparks#protectyourparks#kenburns
This place will always feels like my backyard #rimby
4 months ago5186
"Its your choice, Ace. People can live a hundred years without really living for a minute. If you climb up here with me, it's one less minute you haven't lived" -Logan Huntsburger
In Omnia Paratus
4 months ago6211
After a long day of climbing in Zion, I was thrilled to geek out about @theamazingrace_cbs with this fabulous family! It sure is neat to have fans 😋 The fun continues to spread! #funstoppable#zion
📸 by the lovely @jabegg
Our National Parks are an incredible way to bring people from all walks of life together to share in the experience of natural beauty. Zinke wants to increase daily use fees during peak season at a number of National Parks, including Zion. Instead of $20-30 (which is already a lot) for day use, it would be $70! National Parks are for everyone, not just high class citizens. A comment period is now open. Link in profile to learn more and comment. People who earn a low income shouldn’t be excluded from beautiful land. #nps#protectyourparks#amazingrace#publicland#calltoaction
4 months ago1107
Hello #Autumn ! I 🍁 you! (Buddy and I climbed up, over, and down Civil War Battlefield trenches - literally - to get closer to these today, not sure it’s allowed, but we did it with utmost respect and gratitude. All those who fought for this country are never far from my thoughts as I walk these fields almost every day. Wonder what they would say about the present day USA?)
4 months ago856
'Cause when it's all over, I was living on a Sunday. .
2 more peaks bagged for #sb6k !