In the World of Ultralight Hiking, Everything Weighs Something

“The lasting effect Buckskin Gulch had on me isn’t pain or surgery. No, walking up the Paria River Canyon next to Glen and Dan and David and Bill and Matthew and Ed and Ben, the indelible impressions of the experience are the light, the dark, the sun, the moon, the reds, the browns, the cold, the warmth, the wet, the dry, the oxygen, the effort, the monotony, the catharsis, the purity, and the epiphany.”

 

Author: Ali Selim
Source: Outside
Published: Jul 14, 2021
Length: 24 minutes (6,126 words)