We recently returned from an amazing 7 day backpacking trip through the Eagle Cap Wilderness. Believe it or not, this is how we like to spend our vacation time. Hiking countless miles in high elevations gives us time to enjoy each other in deep conversation, admire the blooming wildflowers, and witness clear, dark skies from our tent perched high on mountain tops. We did however, return with a few battle scars from blood thirsty mosquitoes, intense sunshine, and blistering feet. In addition, we were starving for fresh produce (and a big fat cheeseburger) from eating only freeze-dried food for a week. Why do we do it you may ask? Because immersing ourselves in pristine nature heals our souls. No noise pollution, TV, cell phones, emails, or deadlines gave us plenty of time to just enjoy every moment to moment as each beautiful landscape unfolded or animal entertained us. Each natural gift revived us and reminded us why we love to disappear in the wilderness.
You can read more about our adventure and see more images HERE