Backtrax tag line is, "Traveling Across America," but when an opportunity presents itself to spend 10 days hiking the Swiss and Italian Alps, you have a decision to make. I decided to go back to Europe. In June, we had a new member join our hiking group, her name is Catherine. She spoke of an upcoming...Read more
The last three deployments that I have been on, I've had with Angela Carona. We have become great friends and spend a lot of "free" time together. Her husband, Mike, was deployed to the Greeley office after Angela, and over time, he has gotten use to my, as he calls it, "rough around the edges"...Read more
BACON! Need I say more? Bacon wrapped jalapeños. Bacon wrapped chicken. Bacon wrapped dates. If you wrapped dog chow in bacon, I probably would eat that also. For the vegetarians of this world, I will not apologize, you don't know what you are missing. To be honest, if it weren't for bacon I could be a vegetarian.
I know why it's called Sheep Mountain. Only mountain sheep can prance around on an incline like this. (Is there such a thing as mountain sheep?) Sheep Mountain is part of the Round Mountain trail, and has an elevation gain of 3000' over a 5-mile stretch. I knew the hike up would be a non stop...Read more