Tag Archives: Backcountry Camping

West and Amethyst Basins, Uinta Wilderness

Atlas’ first multi-day backpacking adventure! 22 miles in 3 days. Camping at Kermsuh and Amethyst Lakes. How do you cross a swift moving stream with a dog? The always breathtaking High Uinta Wilderness didn’t disappoint.

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Parleys to Big Cottonwood, Great Western Trail

24 miles in 24 hours. A great ridge-top camp. If lady beetles have a mothership, I camped on it. A gorgeous sunrise and sunset. This tri-canyon traverse along the Great Western Trail (GWT)  is a great workout with epic views.

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