Backpacking in the San Juan Mountains

Trip Date: August 30- September 1, 2019 Trail Overview Trail: Ice Lakes Trail & Island Lake Distance: 7.6 mile loop Elevation Gain: 2,535 ft. Location: San Juan Mountains, CO. Permits: Not required. The Story Over Labor Day weekend, three friends and I took a road trip to Colorado for an extended weekend of backpacking to […]

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Guide to Backpacking

** I would like to share with you my guide to backpacking and some tips on how you could prepare for your first trip. I am not an expert and this should be used only as a guide which is based on my opinions and experiences. **  Day hiking is fun but have you ever hiked a trail and just wanted to stay […]

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