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Gokyo: a Nepal Trekking Destination

Gokyo is a small village in the Khumbu region (better known as the Everest region) of Nepal, sitting at 15,580 feet. The main attraction here are the turquoise lakes and variety of day hikes. I stayed here on two occasions. The first time was on my trek of the Three Passes, and I had a...

The Great Sand Dunes National Park: Go there for a day of playing on North America's tallest sand dunes or plan a multi-day backpacking adventure.

Backpacking in the Great Sand Dunes

The Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve is one of my favorite places in Colorado. I spent two months living there and working on a conservation corp to maintain the trails. While Rocky Mountain National Park or the Colorado Trail might seem like the more obvious options for...