You gotta ask

Because sometimes you might get lucky, this time they might say yes. Especially in Arizona, where snow passes on like doubt over lunch options. We’d never stayed at Indian Gardens, a mere 4.5 miles from and 3k below the South Rim, but of all the quasi-frontcountry campgrounds within the NPS, the ones “hardcore” backpackers are […]


Unlike so many places, it is well named, especially for the 21st century bourgeois dilletante “adventurer”. Namely, us. We did well last year to so thoroughly associate the backpack with fun.  LB loves hiking, occasionally requests to get back in the pack, and for him the more exposure and wind, the better.  Which made Angel’s […]