Posts in Miscellaneous
New Year. New Look

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.

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Oh, The Expectations You'll Have!

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.

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TRAIL TESTED: Leki Cristallo Trekking Poles

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.

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