Getting There

Sometimes it really is about the journey instead of the destination

Shields Lake, Vancouver Island, BC

Having started my hike just above sea level, at about two thousand feet the summit seemed much higher than it actually is. I took a moment to reconcile the subjective experience with the objective reality before giving up with a shrug. The peak was a dramatic and pleasing break from the enclosed forest I had ascended from…

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Craig Axford

Craig Axford

After more than 10 years in Canada, now living my love of the desert in Moab, Utah. I enjoy writing, painting, hiking & nature generally. Motto: stay curious.