Trailhead Elevation: 5,030 ft.

Top Elevation: 9,700 ft.

Total Gain: 4,670 ft.

Distance: 19 miles r/t

an epic trip with my cousin that was my first backpack since high school. it would be the start of a great passion of mine that will hopefully last my whole life. backpacking is a way for me to escape the day to day and feel completely detached from my normal life, which can be quite rewarding!!!