Backpacking!

Highway Sounds

Well the Slatons can’t sit still for too long, so we’re packing up and getting ready for a backpacking adventure.

Pinedale, where we’ve been staying, is a great hub to take little side trips.  It was just over an hour drive to the epic Green River Lakes.  And it’s just a 20 minute drive to the Elkhart Lake trailhead that takes us deep into the Winds.  From the trailhead we’ll hike 16 miles to Island Lake where we’ll set up base camp.  Then we’ll spend a couple of days there taking day hikes into the Titcomb Basin and Indian Pass.

I cannot wait to see Andrew’s images from this hike.  I know they’re going to be insane.  It’s impossible to take a bad picture of the Wind River Mountain Range.  Once we get above tree line, it’s just pretty much pure granite.  Massive slabs of rock jutting up toward…

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