So I really like hiking. My favorite kind is the easy to moderate that is in the midst beautiful things… while it’s perfect weather, of course! Hiking to me is about taking yourself out of the world and connecting with nature. I just like to be able to look around myself in wonder of God’s creations. I don’t believe I have to workout hard to do that. But… it often happens anyway!
My brother also likes to hike. But he finds enjoyment in all types of hikes – including those in 100 degree weather. All uphill. (Ok, ok, not that bad! But he’s more likely to pick a tough hike than I am!)
I really love having a brother who likes hiking because he finds all the best hikes for me and then we go together. It’s a perfect system! He found a great one recently and wanted to go together. He warned me it was a longer hike (4-5 hours), and it was moderate to difficult. I felt confident I could do it, and he absolutely raved about the beauty of it…so how could I refuse??
Little did I know what was in store for me on that hike.