Future Trips, Plans, & Dreams

Dumping spot for all the places and trips I eventually want to take.  Some will be happening soon, some not for a few years, and others might just be dreaming!

Currently Planning:
Western South Dakota NPS unit trip
San Juans hiking adventure
Yellowstone autumn trip

Awaiting Me To Finally Blog:
Olympic NP weekend adventure
Cupid & Grizzly D hike
RMNP alpine lake hike

Bucket List:
U.S. National Park Quests – all of them, really!

  • Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park – because I’m always in Gunnison!
  • Teddy Roosevelt National Park – because I’ve never been to North Dakota!
  • North Cascades National Park


  • Periodic Spring
  • Kirwin
  • Castle Gardens
  • Wild Horse Scenic Loop
  • Ayres Bridge
  • Climb Cloud Peak
  • Climb Fremont Peak
  • Climb Browns Peak

Other U.S. Sites

  • Salem, MA
  • Utqiaġvik, AK
  • Via Ferrata courses all over the place
  • Hike Mt. Saint Helens (I’m 0 for 2 on summit attempts… the mountain hates me)
  • All the waterfalls in Oregon!
  • Kings Peak via Henrys Fork Trail backpacking
  • Continuing my casual Colorado 14er quest… really not sure I have the goal to finish them all


  • Iceland Highlands Road Trip
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Must see all the F-roads!
  • Mountain bike the Laugavegur trail from Landmannalaugar to Skógar in Iceland
  • Sudety MTB Challenge Stage Race in Poland & Czech Republic
  • Chernobyl – seriously, #1 bucket list that will probably never happen for me, I’ve wanted to visit since I was 12 years old!
  • Ireland
  • Banff National Park, Canada
  • Newfoundland Labrador, Canada
  • Faroe Islands