Salt of the Earth

A few years ago now, I was on an extended backpacking trip; easily a top ten all time for me. We stayed five days in the aptly named “Enchantments” here in Washington State. My spirit soaring, we covered a lot of other-worldly ground in that time, but it wasn’t particularly grueling, nor was it particularly hot. By the end, however, I was kind of a wreck. Continue reading