Articles written by: Mountain Khakis

My favorite place on earth
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My favorite place on earth

Do you have a place where you love to visit? A place that is beautiful all year round? For me, the answer is yes! That place for me is a beautiful lake that you can only get to by hiking. In order to experience this beautiful lake, you have to […]

Rocky Mountain High
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Rocky Mountain High

A couple weeks ago, my annual work conference was held in Denver, CO. After finishing up all my meetings and seminars, my wife flew out to Denver to meet me so we could spend a long weekend exploring the area. By the time the weekends was over, I was begging […]

Full Circle
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Full Circle

A few of my posts in the past have been about the students I work with through my high school fly fishing club. One student, JB, made a lot of the posts and a lot of the pictures. He was a student in the classroom, and a student on the […]

10 Days in America’s Last Frontier
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10 Days in America’s Last Frontier

The sound of a calving glacier is difficult to describe. It starts with a loud crack, like the land itself is clapping, but then quickly becomes a low rumble that you feel more than hear. It’s a sound and a feeling that seem to unfold in slow motion. It’s haunting. […]

The High Places
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The High Places

No matter the time of year, I head to the top of things. Climbing, hiking, skiing. I gravitate up, drawn to the high places. Looking up is not enough. I need to be up. The mountains have always called me. When given a choice of ocean or mountains, I will […]