Travels

2022

  • Marquette U.P. (8/19-21)

  • Pigeon Forge (7/17-25)

      • Great Smoky Mountains NP (7/19)

      • Mt. LeConte (7/20)

      • Clingmans Dome (7/24)

  • Houston (NYG) (Mark, Sarah, Luke, Jonah, Seth) (7/8-14)

      • Space Center Houston / NASA Johnson Space Center (7/9)

  • Spring Break College Visits (4/4-7)

      • Indiana Dunes NP (4/4)

  • Norfolk (Family) (3/15-21)


2021

  • Marquette-Isle Royale (Mark, David) (8/20-25)

      • Marquette Trail 50 (8/21)

      • Isle Royale (8/22-24)

  • Colorado (Mark,Luke) (7/27-8/2)

      • Pine Creek Backpacking (7/27-7/29)

      • Missouri / Emerald / Iowa (7/29)

      • Yale Silver Creek Loop (7/31)

      • Mt. Columbia (8/1)

  • Buffalo/Niagara Falls (Youth Mystery Trip, Sarah, Luke, Jonah) (7/7-9)

  • Michigan U.P. (Family) (6/24-26)

  • Norfolk (Family) (5/3-12)

  • Colorado (Family) (4/5-10)

      • Quandary Peak Winter Ascent (4/9)

  • Norfolk (Sarah, Anya) (3/25-29)


2020

  • Norfolk (Sarah, Anya) (9/23-30)

  • Grand Teton National Park (Mark) (9/17-21)

      • Teton Crest Loop Backpacking

  • Shenandoah (Family) (9/4-7)

  • Myrtle Beach (Jonah) (8/25-30)

  • Colorado (Family) (7/19-28)

      • Harvard Lakes Backpacking (7/21-22)

      • Mt. Harvard Traverse (7/23)

      • Great Sand Dunes N.P. (7/25)

  • Pictured Rocks / Michigan U.P. (Family) (7/1-4)

  • Norfolk (Sarah, Luke, Jonah, Seth, Anya) (6/10-14)

  • Colorado (Mark, Luke, Seth) (2/14-18)

      • Skiing Cooper, Monarch, Copper


2019

  • Florida (Mark, Sarah, Luke, Jonah, Seth, Anya)

      • Great Smoky Mountains N.P. (12/27)

      • Universal Studios (12/28-30)

      • Kennedy Space Center (1/1)

  • Colorado (Mark) (9/10-15)

      • La Plata Peak (9/11)

      • Run Rabbit Run 50 (9/14)

  • Alaska Anniversary Cruise (Mark, Luke, Jonah, Seth)

  • Minneapolis (NYG) (Mark, Sarah, Luke)

  • Colorado (Mark) (6/26-7/1)

      • Mount Antero (6/28)

      • Buffalo Peaks (6/29)

      • Mount Hope (6/30)

  • Colorado (Luke, Jonah, Seth) (4/1-6)

      • Skiing Monarch and Cooper


2018

  • Northeast Anniversary Trip (Mark, Sarah) (8/13-18)

      • 8/14-15 Acadia N.P.

      • 8/17-18 Boston

  • Colorado, South Dakota, Minneapolis (7/8-21)

      • 7/12 - Badlands NP, Wind Cave NP

      • 7/14 - Quandary West Ridge

      • 7/16 - Mt. Elbert

      • 7/17 - Tenmile Traverse

      • 7/18-19 - Backpacking Anglemeyer Lake

  • Colorado (Mark) (6/3-7)

      • 6/6 - Mt. Massive (SW Slopes)

      • 6/7 - Mt. Yale Traverse

  • Jacksonville (Sarah) (5/25-31)

  • Little Rock (Mark, Luke, Jonah, Seth, Gma Witte) (5/25-28)

  • Washington D.C. (Luke, Sarah) (5/7-9)

  • Colorado (4/1-7)

      • 4/5 - Mt. Yale Winter Ascent

  • Jacksonville (Sarah, Lisa) (1/14-20)


2017

  • Zion (Mark) (9/24-30)

      • 9/25-28 - Western Traverse

      • 9/28 - Angels Landing

      • 9/29 - Observation Point

  • Colorado (7/17-25)

      • 7/17 - Black Canyon

      • 7/18 - Uncompahgre Peak

      • 7/19 - Curecanti NRA

      • 7/22 - Cottonwood Pass

      • 7/23 - Mt. Princeton

      • 7/24 - Huron Peak

      • 7/25 - Quandary Peak

  • Church Rafting Trip, New River Gorge, WV (7/10-13)

  • Tahquamenon Falls (Mark) (6/23-24)

  • Grand Canyon (Mark, David) (6/4-8)

      • 6/5 - South to North

      • 6/6 - North to South

      • 6/7 - Humphreys Peak

  • Nashville (Sarah, Lisa) (4/5-12)

  • Colorado (Mark, Boys) (2/15-21)

      • 2/19 - Mt. Bierstadt


2016

  • Colorado (Mark, Sarah) (8/16-22)

      • 8/17 - La Plata Peak

      • 8/18 - Mt. Evans

      • 8/21 - Pikes Peak Marathon

  • Gettysburg, PA / Washington D.C. (Boys) (8/13-20)

  • Norfolk, VA (Sarah, Boys) (7/28-8/1)

  • New Orleans (NYG)(Sarah) (7/8-14)

  • Michigan U.P. (6/26-7/6)

      • 6/27 - Wilderness SP, Mackinac Island

      • 6/28 - Tahquamenon Falls

      • 6/29 - Pictured Rocks

      • 7/1-3 - Isle Royale

      • 7/4-5 - Porcupine Mountains

  • Norfolk, VA (Sarah, Lisa) (6/2-10)

  • Colorado (3/27-4/2)

      • 4/1 - La Plata Peak


2015

  • Florida (Disney World) (10/18-24)

      • 10/19 - Magic Kingdom

      • 10/20 - Animal Kingdom

      • 10/21 - EPCOT

      • 10/22 - Hollywood Studios

      • 10/23 - Animal Kingdom

  • Boyne Mountain (10/11-13)

  • Manistee NF (8/21-22)

  • Laingsburg, MI (7/31-8/1)

  • Colorado (7/19-28)

      • 7/20 - Bierstadt, Sawtooth, Evans

      • 7/22 - North Maroon Peak

      • 7/23-24 - Capitol Peak

      • 7/25-26 - Horn Fork Basin Backpacking

      • 7/27 - Mt. Democrat + Rocky Mountain NP

  • Church Rafting Trip, New River Gorge, WV (6/22-25)

  • Norfolk, VA (Sarah, Lisa, Karen) (6/6-12)

  • Colorado (4/5-11)

      • 4/9 - Mt. Yale

  • Bahamas Cruise (Sarah, Lisa) (1/4-9)


2014

  • Colorado (7/13-22)

      • 7/15-16 - Mo. Gulch + Mt. Belford

      • 7/16-17 - Snowmass Gulch

      • 7/18 - Wetterhorn Peak

      • 7/19 - El Diente Peak

      • 7/21 - Quandary Peak

  • Yosemite NP (Mark) (6/15-21)

      • 6/16 - Mt. Dana

      • 6/17 - Clouds Rest

      • 6/18 - Half Dome

      • 6/19 - Glacier Point, Panorama Trail, 4-Mile Trail

      • 6/20 - May Lake, Mt. Hoffman

  • Pensacola, FL (Sarah, Dave, Karen) (5/20-24)

  • Colorado (2/26 -3/1)

      • Pikes Peak Winter


2013

  • Boyne Mountain (10/6-9)

  • Colorado (7/18-27)

      • 7/19 - Quandary Peak

      • 7/21 - Mt. Wilson

      • 7/22 - Wilson Peak

      • 7/23 - Mt. Sneffels

      • 7/24 - Kilpacker Basin

      • 7/25-26 - Chicago Basin, Mt. Eolus

  • Niagara Falls (Luke, Jonah, Seth) (7/4-5)

  • San Antonio, TX (NYG) (7/1-6)

  • Alaskan Cruise (6/7-15)

  • Myrtle Beach, SC (Sarah, Lisa) (5/14-19)


2012

  • Texas (11/29-12/2)

      • Sara/Chris Wedding

  • Mackinac Island (10/7-10)

  • Colorado (7/15-24)

      • 7/18 - Maroon Peak

      • 7/19 - North Star Mountain

      • 7/21 - North Maroon Peak

      • 7/22 - Mt. Sherman, Sheridan, Gemini

  • Mystery Trip (6/18-22)

  • Colorado (2/16-20)

      • 2/17 - Hoosier Ridge

      • 2/18 - Mt. Elbert


2011


2010

  • Colorado (7/25-8/5)

      • 7/29 - Mt. Harvard/Mt. Columbia

      • 7/31 - Lincoln, Bross, Cameron, Democrat

      • 8/1 - San Luis Peak

      • 8/2 - Maroon Bells

      • 8/3 - Pikes Peak

  • New Orleans (Mark/Sarah) (NYG) (7/17-22)

  • Niagara Falls/Buffalo, NY (Sarah, Lisa) (6/20-24)

  • Annapolis, MD (Sarah) (6/9-12)

  • Colorado (3/21-27)

      • 3/25 - Quandary Peak


2009

  • Warren Dunes State Park (9/3-5)

  • Colorado (7/26-8/5)

      • 7/29 - Great Sand Dunes NP

      • 7/30 - Kit Carson Peak

      • 8/1 - Crestone Peak

      • 8/2 - Mt. Lindsey

  • Kansas City (Sarah, Lisa) (6/13-16)

  • Southwest Trip (6/7-13)

      • 6/8 - Zion NP

      • 6/9 - Bryce Canyon NP

      • 6/10-11 - Grand Canyon

      • 6/12 - Sunset Crater NM, Hoover Dam

  • Florida (Orlando) (2/13-22)

      • 2/16 & 18 - Busch Gardens

      • 2/17 - Sea World

      • 2/20 - Holy Land Experience


2008

  • Colorado (Mark) (7/15-22)

      • 7/17 - Crestone Needle

      • 7/18 - Humboldt Peak

      • 7/19 - Crestone Peak Attempt

      • 7/20 - Mt. Princeton

      • 7/21 - Missouri Mountaini

  • West Coast (Seattle to Sacramento) (5/20-27)

      • 5/20 - Olympic NP

      • 5/22 - Mt. Rainier NP

      • 5/23 - Crater Lake NP

      • 5/24 - Redwoods NP

      • 5/25 - San Francisco

      • 5/26 - Yosemite NP

  • Florida (Sarah) (4/7-12)


2007


2006

  • Coloma, MI (9/1-4)

  • San Antonio (6/8-20)

      • 6/13 - Lyndon B. Johnson NHP

      • 6/14 - Sea World

      • 6/15 - San Antonio Zoo

      • 6/17 - David/Megan Wedding


2005

  • Colorado (7/29-8/7)

      • 8/1 - Black Canyon NP

      • 8/2 - Mt. Elbert

      • 8/4 - Culebra Peak

  • Orlando (5/27-6/4)

      • 5/30 - Magic Kingdom

      • 5/31 - Animal Kingdom

      • 6/1 - EPCOT

      • 6/2 - Sea World

  • Washington DC (5/5-7)

      • 5/6 - Jefferson Memorial

      • 5/7 - National Mall, Lincoln Memorial, Korean War Vet Memorial, Vietnam War Vet Memorial, White House


2004

  • South Dakota/Colorado (7/31-8/12)

      • 8/1 - Badlands NP

      • 8/2 - Mt. Rushmore, Wind Cave NP

      • 8/3 - Fort Laramie NHS, Oregon Trail NHT

      • 8/4 - Rocky Mountain NP

      • 8/5-9 - Backpacking Comanche/Venable

      • 8/10 - Little Bear Peak

      • 8/11 - Ellingwood Point, Blanca Peak

      • 8/14 - Lincoln Home NHS

  • Germany (2/28-3/7)


2003

  • Honeymoon (Niagara Falls, Vermont, Gettysburg, PA) (8/18-8/24)

      • 8/23 - Gettysburg NMP

  • Hawaii (3/1-9)

      • 3/4 - USS Arizona Memorial, Diamond Head, Waikiki Beach -> Mark/Sarah Engaged

      • 3/6 - Pu'uhonua O Honaunau NHP, Hawaii Volcanoes NP

      • 3/8 - Pu'ukohola Heiau NHs


2002

  • Colorado (7/30-8/7)

      • Backpacking Fancy Pass/Holy Cross City

      • 7/30 - Castle Peak, Conundrum Peak

      • 8/1 - Pyramid Peak

  • Germany (6/29-7/9)

  • Shawnee NF (May)

  • Colorado (skiing) (3/27-30)


2001

  • New Orleans NYG (7/28-8/2)

  • Colorado (8/3-10)

      • Backpacking Lost Man Lake, Hunter Frying Pan Wilderness


2000

  • Tennessee and Kentucky (3/8-11)

      • Clarksville, TN

      • Concordia Kapelle Choir on Tour

      • 3/9 - Mammoth Cave NP

  • Mexico (Youth Work Trip) (7/5-13)

  • Colorado (7/29-8/7)

      • Backpacking Holy Cross Wilderness

      • 8/2 - Mt. of the Holy Cross

      • 8/6 - Mt. Yale


1999

  • Branson, MO (6/4-8)

  • Mexico (Youth Work Trip) (7/22-28)

  • Colorado (8/1-7)

      • 8/1-5 - Backpacking in San Juans

      • 8/6 - Mt. Oxford, Mt. Belford


1998

  • Houston, TX (Jan)

      • Mike and Karen's wedding

      • Kennedy Space Center

  • Alaska (British Columbia and Yukon) (6/29-7/9)

      • Vancouver

      • Ketchikan

      • Wrangells

      • St. Petersburg

      • Juneau

      • Sitka

      • Hanes

      • Skagway

      • Whitehorse, Yukon

      • Dawson City, Yukon

      • Beaver Creek, Yukon

      • Fairbanks

      • 7/7 - Klondike Gold Rush NHP

  • Atlanta, GA (NYG) (7/25-30)

  • Colorado (8/6-11)

      • Royal Gorge State Park

      • Mt. Herman

      • 8/9 - Shavano Peak, Tabeguache Peak


1997

  • Mexico (Youth Work Trip) (7/7-15)

  • Colorado (8/5-10)

      • 8/7 - La Plata Peak

      • 8/9 - Longs Peak


1996

  • St. Louis (Youth Mystery Trip) (1/13-14)

  • Mexico (Youth Work Trip) (6/13-19)

      • San Diego Zoo

  • Colorado (7/2-6)

      • 7/2 - Chimney Rock, Windlass Hill

      • 7/4 - Mount Massive

  • Alaska (8/2-18)

      • Chena River Boat

      • 8/4 - Denali NP

      • 8/8 - Kenai Fjords NP

      • 8/10 - Wrangell St. Elias NP

      • 8/12 - Alaska Pipeline Terminal


1995

  • San Antonio (NYG) (7/1-7)

  • California, Oregon (7/29-8/7)

      • Golden Gate Bridge

      • 7/30 - Fort Point NHS

      • 7/31 - Redwoods NP, Oregon Caves NM

      • 8/1 - Crater Lake NP

      • Lake Tahoe

      • 8/2 - Lassen Volcanic NP

  • Washington DC (8/16-21)

      • White House tour

      • Lincoln Memorial

      • Ford Theater

      • Vietnam Memorial

      • Washington Monument

      • Mt. Vernon

      • Arlington National Cemetery

      • Gettysburg


1994

  • Chicago (8th Grade Class Trip) (June)

  • Canada/Northwest/Colorado (7/30-8/13)

      • 7/30 - Itasca State Park

      • Jasper National Park

      • Banff National Park (Columbia Icefield)

      • 8/7 - Glacier NP

      • Sawtooth NRA (Idaho)

      • 8/10 - Craters of the Moon NM

      • 8/12 - Grays Peak, Torreys Peak

  • Southwest (Nov)

      • 11/21 - Organ Pipe Cactus NM


1993

  • Minneapolis (with G&G Witte) (3/28-4/1)

      • Mall of America

  • Houghton, MI (7/31-8/2)

  • Colorado (8/8-8/17)

      • 8/12 - Mt. Bierstadt

      • 8/14 - Mt. Antero

  • San Diego, CA (11/17-23)

      • Naval Base

      • Sea World

      • San Diego Zoo

      • 11/23 - Cabrillo NM


1992

  • Colorado (8/1-10)

      • 8/3 - Mt. Sherman

      • 8/4 - Curecanti NRA

      • 8/5 - Mesa Verde NP

      • 8/6 - Bachelor Syracuse Silver Mine

      • 8/8 - Uncompahgre Peak

      • 8/9 - Ridgway SRA

      • 8/10 - Field of Dreams (Dyersville, IA)

  • Florida (11/13-22)

      • 11/20 - Kennedy Space Center


1991

  • Texas (Nov)

      • 11/23 - Padre Island National Seashore

  • Utah, Colorado (8/2-7)

      • 8/2 - Zion NP

      • 8/3 - Bryce Canyon NP, Capitol Reef NP

      • 8/4 - Canyonlands NP, Arches NP

      • 8/5 - Colorado NM, Black Canyon NM, Curecanti NRA

      • 8/7 - Rocky Mountain NP

  • New Mexico, Arizona (7/20-23)

      • 7/20 - Carlsbad Caverns NP

      • 7/21 - Old Tucson

      • 7/22 - Casa Grande Ruins NM

      • 7/23 - Joshua Tree NM


1990

  • South Dakota, Wyoming, Colorado (7/31-8/4)

      • 7/31 - Custer State Park, Wind Cave NP

      • 8/1 - Devil's Tower

      • 8/2 - Yellowstone

      • 8/4 - Dinosaur NM


1989

  • Southwest (7/13-17)

      • 7/13 - Zion NP

      • 7/15 - Wild Animal Park, San Diego

      • 7/16 - Padres v Cubs

      • 7/17 - Dodgers v Cubs

      • 7/17 - NBC Studios, Los Angeles


1988

1987

  • Florida (Nov)

      • 11/14 - Everglades NP

      • 11/15 - Disney Magic Kingdom + EPCOT

  • Colorado (Aug)

      • 8/8 - Drove Pikes Peak

      • 8/11 - Box Canyon, Ouray

      • 8/12 - Four Corners

      • 8/17 - Breckenridge Alpine Slide

  • Florida (Mar/Apr)

      • 3/30 - Sea World Orlando

      • 3/31 - Disney Magic Kingdom

      • 4/1 - EPCOT

      • 4/3 - Fort Augustine


1986

  • California, Colorado (Aug)

      • 8/2 - Yosemite NP

      • 8/3 - Sequoia NP, King's Canyon NP

      • 8/12 - Mesa Verde NP

  • New York (Jul)

      • 7/27 - Statue of Liberty


1985

  • Kentucky, Tennessee (Jun)

      • 6/11 - Smokey Mountains NP

      • 6/12 - Mammoth Cave NP


1984

  • Washington (Jul)

      • 7/27 - Mt. St. Helens

      • 7/30 - Olympic NP


1983

1982

1981

  • Colorado (Jul)

      • 7/5 - Rocky Mountain NP