johnfroehlich July 5, 2018 0

Journey Into Time

When Spring arrives here in New Mexico places like the Gila Wilderness in the Southwestern part of the state come alive. I try to come back every year to witness this great spectacle.

Last April Rowan (boxer mutt) and I hit the road and headed South to one of the countries largest wilderness areas. The drive alone from Santa Fe is rewarding, particularly once you get off the interstate and start making your way up and over the black range. ...

johnfroehlich July 4, 2018 0

High Country Solitude

As the Santa Fe National Forest came to a close last June, the nearby, massive, and quite remote Carson Nat’l Forest was calling. As an avid explorer of the Southwest and a local Santa Fean I’ve been lucky enough to explore this land that offers a feeling of never-ending solitude and relentless beauty.

With the closure, much of the Pecos wilderness is inaccessible, except for the wild Northern section which only encompasses a few drainages,...