I know it is hard in our busy lives to find time to get outside regularly and moreover, to bring someone with you. When I turned *#, I had an existential moment(s). Looking back on my life, I realized my most transformational moments have taken place during many of the wilderness experiences of my younger days.
So I decided to try and spread the love to other young people and began training to be a wilderness guide in Colorado. I had no real experience and not a lot of time. But the little time I got on the trail with teenagers was powerful. To see a person overcome fear, get dirty, freak out then calm down, light up with a sense of wonder and have a blast was fun. And seeing someone leave the trail with a greater sense of self and feeling of accomplishment - was transformational for me all over again.
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