What a summer!!!

Summer break just ended and I thought I’d share a few pictures from my adventures! In early July I took a short break from training to explore the National Parks out West and the trip was absolutely breathtaking. Enjoy!

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The calm before the storm… Adventure awaits!

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First stop! Muir Woods outside of San Francisco… Gorgeous!

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Next up? Yosemite! And the camping begins!

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The start of the 16 miles hike up to Half Dome and back… Beautiful and challenging!

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View from the top of Half Dome… It was a bit treacherous!

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Idaho Falls!

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The first of many short hikes around Yellowstone…

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Did some say “Bison!!!”? They were everywhere. So neat!

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Morning Glory in all her glory!

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Next park? The Grand Tetons.

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The reward for climbing an unmarked (and scary) “social” trail… Delta Lake!

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First hike in Zion National Park: Angel’s Landing!

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Permit required!!! Our last big hike required a few more skills and a lot more equipment.

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First time canyoneers!

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The reward? A beautiful section called “The Subway”.

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Did I mention it was a little cold? I should’ve brought my wetsuit!

 

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