Alpine Lakes Wilderness, Hiking, Me

Friends keep friends afloat

Whenever I feel down in the dumps (which has been much too often lately), I give in to my introverted marmot tendencies and retreat into a depressing hibernation mode. I eschew all social activities, preferring instead to mope around alone (well, often accompanied by chocolate), feeling sorry for myself.

Oh Flytepacker, how I've missed you

This has led to many a missed adventure, especially this summer. Fortunately my friends are patient, forgiving, and incredibly kind. And, magically, they are able to turn a somewhat mundane hike along I90 into one of the best afternoons I have had in a long time.

Thanks, friends, for not letting me sink.

Friends. I like 'em.

Snow Lake (old trail) | 7 miles | 1800 feet elevation gain –

At last! Better than therapy

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  • Reply Edge of the Mountain » Blog Archive » Snow Lake Completed~Sept ‘11 September 30, 2011 at 4:21 pm

    […] *Photos by Snutur: Rafting Snow Lake and trail snail TR Friends keep friends afloat […]

  • Reply Mark Griffith September 30, 2011 at 6:21 pm

    Snow Lake isn’t mundane! It’s just often over-run with people. Glad you saw the lake and floated some…. Miss the berries.

  • Reply alexei September 30, 2011 at 7:32 pm

    I agree. Snow Lake is a stunning basin with lots of views, berries, and other opportunities. It is a great place to cheer up.

  • Reply Kelsie October 4, 2011 at 8:56 am

    Fun, fun, fun! Good to see you smiling.

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