"Walk away quietly in any direction and taste the freedom of the mountaineer. Camp out among the grasses and gentians of glacial meadows, in craggy garden nooks full of nature's darlings. Climb the mountains and get their good tidings, Nature's peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you and the storms their energy, while cares will drop off like autumn leaves. As age comes on, one source of enjoyment after another is closed, but nature's sources never fail." - John Muir
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It was cool watching the storm clear out the other day.. I could stare into these badlands for hours.
Take my heart and put it in your pocket 😋
Made it to Vermont and checked into this adorable cabin in the middle of the woods with @glampinghub! Views include but are not limited to: the mountains, sunny skies, and every color leaf you can imagine 😍
We woke up at 3:40am to stargaze on top of Cadillac Mountain, then caught the sunrise with a few hundred other people. I snapped this picture of Lisa without taking my eyes off the road, and I think it captured the rest of the morning perfectly.
“Of all the fire mountains which like beacons, once blazed along the Pacific Coast, Mount Rainier is the noblest” - John Muir. .
Photo taken on October 4th, 2018.
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letting light shine out of darkness 🌙
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When climbing with a random from Instagram turns out to not be a mistake 😂 Thanks for teaching me the ropes and getting me down my highest rappel yet @4theloveofmoun10s!
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I love the ocean.
I love the sound of the waves, the views of the horizon and the ocean breeze. I guess that comes with the territory when growing up in the greater LA area.
It also means I would rather hit up the beach than head to the lake. Except, I’m finally starting to get the appeal of lakes. How can you not with a place like this?
I’m already wanting to plan another lake getaway! Any suggestions? 💫 #washingtonstate#latergram
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Yezzir!!! Today with @erik_c_berg. Featuring about 100 elk, rock rompin’, snow stompin’, and a bristlecone pine or two. No summit buuuuut we were probably a lil ambitious anyway 😂
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New loungewear, swim and velvet coming so soon ✨ MISSOULA: make sure to come find us during First Friday on November 2nd, first chance to snag some of these new limited edition pieces I’ve been working on before they hit online // 📷: @mikeygraef // 👙 VERA top + SASHA bottom in black bamboo
I missed a lot of current events, news, and social happenings by watching less tv and staying off my phone. But I also realized I immersed myself in my current events and lived in the moment. Less worrying about what everyone else was doing, where they went, and who they were with, and more focused on where I was, experience the here and now, and enjoying every single moment.
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Welp it’s about that time of year I remember how awful it is not being near the Rockies during autumn 😢 Taken from the Eiffel Lake trail at Moraine Lake.
This hot spring has been around for at least over 100 years.
It was first frequented by native Shoshone who camped by nearby streams and fields.
Then in 1910, a man named John Alford, known as Russian John, managed the roadhouse built near the spring.
The house served as a way station for the first mail carrier of this corridor and a place to rest for travelers. The hot spring, of course, was also a welcomed sight to the tired and weary.
We were also excited to find it and eager to take advantage of the natural relief it’d provide. Except, perhaps the water was once hot. But today, it’s simply warm.
Chilly summer nights and warm fall days are probably the best time to slide in. Otherwise, it becomes a test of will.