June has been a month full of adventures! I just got back from a trip to Lake Tahoe, California – the place I used to call home. It was my first time back since I moved to Utah in the Fall.
The first two days were all about seeing friends and mountain biking. It was SO muddy the first day I rode and I loved it. It felt amazing to be back on my bike, on familiar trails and splashing through mud puddles without a care.
What I was craving most however, was a solo backpacking trip. I needed time to myself away from my computer, phone and all the other ways I distract myself from myself. It was a magical 3-days, 2-nights out in the wilderness.
Below was my campsite for the first night.
After I set up camp (and subsequently lightened my pack), I hiked a few more miles up to Dicks Peak.
This spot was along the way! As if this wasn’t beautiful enough to be the peak, right?
I kept hiking and was rewarded with this…Continue Reading