Is This The Escape You Need?



When you strip away modern conveniences and spend a few days high in the mountains in the dead of winter, you fall into a routine that’s very different from your normal “civilized” routine. Influenced by this simple life, your mind clears and you start thinking differently about what’s important. Cell phones are silent, reality TV is miles away, bosses and spreadsheets long forgotten. The only things that matter are feeding the fire, sweeping the deck and soaking in the mountain wonder that surrounds you.

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Published: January 27, 2015

Brian Lewis

Trying to do life right as a filmmaker, adventure junkie and semi-serious runner.

Please respect the places you find on The Outbound.

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures. Be aware of local regulations and don't damage these amazing places for the sake of a photograph.

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