Into the Winds

We’ve been talking a lot about our trek Into the Winds and I’ve had a few people ask about logistics, so here we go!! We are so so excited about this. Andrew has been pouring over maps for 15 years, planning this trip to hike the whole Wind River Range of Wyoming. We’ve talked about … More Into the Winds

Free

“Got my head held up and the view is stunning With the hounds at my heels just keep running My heart beats deep in my chest Won’t look back and there’s no time to rest I’m coming up You know that I’m free I’m free.”     I hoisted my pack on my shoulders, put … More Free

Conditioning

We pulled our old packs out of the truck and started filling them up.  Smellie sleeping bags, a change of clothes, pots and butane, Cliff Bars and apples.  The trailhead was an hour from our trailer.  The road wound its way through golden farmland with black cows dotting the hillside.  We watched a storm grow … More Conditioning

The Mental Game

Well, we’re back from the mountains.  Andrew and I filled up our packs and headed deep into the Winds to Titcomb Basin.  The first few miles are a slow steady uphill, then it gets really intense for the next three miles with constant up and down, climb and fall. I’m always so happy when I finish … More The Mental Game

Backpacking!

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 … More Backpacking!