Recent Adventures

Lafayette Whiteout

A contrast-less and harsh white world

March 11, 2018

We wanted to hike Franconia Ridge today, but we were glad we made it to Lafayette at least. Conditions above treeline and especially at the summit were incredible. We were in total whiteness. I couldn’t tell the ground a foot in front of me from the horizon, and we certainly couldn’t locate the trail. There was way more snow up on the ridge than we had expected, so there were no exposed rocks to lend some contrast, and any footprints that had been made on the trail must have quickly been swept away in the gusty wind. Old Bridle Path...

Doug and Rye through the whiteness
Doug and Rye through the whiteness

Mexico Adventure

A photo essay of our trip

February 27, 2018

I got to spend some time over New Years 2017-2018 adventuring around Central Mexico with some of my best pals, Spencer and Nat, and my husband, Cody. We hiked Malinche, Iztaccihuatl and Pico de Orizaba, plus spent some good times off the mountains palling around Mexico City, Puebla, and Tlachichuca. These are my favorite photos I took with my Stylus Epic camera on 35mm Porta film. I wrote about our hike up Pico de Orizaba in detail here. Trail reports from Malinche and Iztaccihuatl coming soon.


Frigus Snowshoe “15k”

My first first place finish

February 24, 2018

Frigus is a snowshoeing festival put on by The Endurance Society with the options for 5k, 15k and marathon distances. I was intrigued when I stumbled across the Endurance Society’s website while looking for local races. According to their mission it “is an organization that is dedicated to providing extraordinary physical and psychological adventures to the endurance community.” I also really liked their logo. I decided to sign up for Frigus to get a chance to try racing in my newly-purchased running snowshoes, put a pre-season race on my calendar, and find out more about the illusive Endurance Society. The...

One of my happiest running moments.
One of my happiest running moments.

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