Bridal Veil Falls
While it’s important to understand how to be prepared and stay safe during a backpacking trip, even if it’s only for the day, there’s a wealth of natural beauty to explore throughout the country. The following are just five of the best summer backpacking trips in America.
Try a day trip to Telluride; just one tank of gas (depending on the car, of course) should get you there, and there are even awesome stops along the way.
A nationally known ice climber who died after falling 60 feet in Colorado over the weekend was attempting to ascend a 365-foot waterfall regarded as one of the most challenging ice climbs in the United States.