Six kids, four parents, and one epic hike
we hiked into the wilderness, and got off the beaten path
to follow smooth rocks, and mosquito beds,
and mysteries that
beckon those willing to go past
crowded trail heads.
We plunged through streams and creeks,
enduring a 2,500 feet elevation loss, straight up (and down) cliffs,
lunched on homemade burritos and fresh salsa all while
These are the days I want etched in my mind
until the end of time.
I want my kids to say to theirs... C'mon guys, you're doing great.
I'm going to show you an amazing place...
And when their babies beg, at 9,000 for a snack, or piggy back,
I hope they laugh, and silently
send a thank you to their
Dear mom and pop,
understanding at that moment
That our mission in life was to make
to show them respect for this incredible world,
and how truly beautiful life is.