Copper Canyon Mexico: “Refuge from Time” By Evan Ravitz

My friend Evan Ravitz shot and edited this video of his favorite canyon in Mexico Copper Canyon AKA Barranca del Cobre, where he spends much of his winters:

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Starr Peak Hike

The hike was absolutely amazing! On the way up, the road turned to dirt and we must have turned somewhere we were not welcome. Saw several people walking the road as we went up, and they gave us friendly waves, but you could tell that they were looking at us as outsiders. We stopped short of the trail head because my car couldn’t handle the road. At first we parked too close to somebody’s house, and he came out and politely informed us that we shouldn’t park on that guy’s property, that he “didn’t know what he might do to my car”. But he did say we might be able to park down the street. He also said that this was just an access road and that the actual trail up mount Thorodin was on the other side of the mountain. We would not be deterred, we found somewhere else to park and went on with the plan.

When we got to the top there was a little platform to rest on: Continue reading Starr Peak Hike

Adventures In Boulder Foothills Up Magnolia near Twin Sisters

We only made it half way to he twin sisters, but we’ve scouted out all the tricky parts of the trail.

Here is the track we made,

Click here for the KMZ file of our track.

Our Elevation Profile:
Continue reading Adventures In Boulder Foothills Up Magnolia near Twin Sisters