“Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting. So…get on your way.” -Dr. Seuss
It had been too long. It had been way too long and I knew it. I didn’t want to admit it, but I knew it.
I love big places that take your breath away and can create an instant change of perspective. Years ago I had spent lots of time in places like this. It was crucial to the kind of person I was developing in to. The more time I spent in the backcountry gazing up at infinite peaks or into flowing rivers, the more I felt connected….and I liked it.
I have lots of reasons why it took me so long to get back. Looking back on it, my reasons were probably more of excuses. A reason becomes an excuse when you use it to justify not doing something you want to do, but don’t do just because it isn’t easy. It sucks to put that out there, but its true.
However, a week in the mountains can do wonders for your perspective.
If you have an adventure you have been waiting for, quit waiting and get your ass in gear. If there is a place that fires your soul, hurry up and get there. Before these pictures were taken a good friend passed away, and he was way to young. I heard lots of of great stories from his friends and family in the days following, but I didn’t hear a word about the stuff he had or if his laundry was folded. You are not here for a long life, you are here for a good life.