The long, summer days are getting shorter, and shorter. The evening temperatures are getting cooler, and cooler. The seasons are changing, and now is one of the best times of the year to be in Colorado. And the locals are getting restless.Read More
Have no fear! Break Trail is still alive and kicking.
Yes, I know. It has been a long, long time since I've posted a hiking adventure. Instead of boring you with reasons and excuses, I'll simply say a hike is in the works.
I have, however, upgraded the look and feel of the blog during my absence. Maybe a stroll through posts past would help while you wait? I've also changed up my galleries, and added a few new photographs.Read More
Daydream with me for a moment. You’re standing on the shore of a pristine alpine lake. Glassy water reflects snow-capped peaks of a rugged mountain. A ghostly fog moves over the surface, swirling in a faint breeze. An intense morning sun inches over the horizon behind you, casting warming rays of soft, pink light onto cotton candy clouds. As if by some miracle, a large bull moose lumbers out of the thick forest. He pauses in the best possible spot, looks directly into the camera, waiting for you to capture this once-in-a-lifetime moment. Without hesitation, you click your shutter. The flawless scene captured without blown highlights, or crushed shadows. Satisfied with your masterstroke, you stroll effortlessly back to your car.Read More
I’ve been hiking in and around Colorado—some other states too—for a while now. Hiking isn’t my day job, at least not yet, but it’s something I daydream about. I don’t believe I would take all this time to hike, camp and photograph, if I didn’t enjoy almost every minute of it. Can you “binge” hike? Kind of like watching every episode of “Stranger Things” on Netflix, but more healthy. That's something I should look into.Read More