Windom Peak

July 2022 Windom Peak is the highest summit of the Needle Mountains range of the Rocky Mountains, located approximately 28 miles north of Durango, Colorado. I did not know the name of Windom Peak growing up in Durango; I saw it whenever we drove to Grand Junction, and that was enough for me. I neverContinue reading “Windom Peak”

San Juan National Forest

October 2022 On Highway 160 between Cortez and Durango, the desert scrub gradually gives way to mountain greenery. The speed limit is 70 miles per hour, but when I was child, it seemed like it took forever. When I was sixteen and newly licensed, my dad and I made that drive with me at theContinue reading “San Juan National Forest”