Friday, June 14, 2013

Chris Spurgeon, remembered

It was three years ago, almost to the hour, that Chris Spurgeon was killed in an avalanche in the Bitterroot mountains.  While I now go weeks at a time without thinking about him, I will occasionally find myself on top of a mountain, in tears, deeply wishing that Chris was still alive.  He was a beautiful, strong, complicated, quiet, intelligent, motivated person with a deep love for a simple life and the wild outdoors.  I hope everyone who knew Chris will take a few minutes to remember him in their own way.


Chris' cairn.  May 19, 2013.


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    1. Thanks Brian. I feel honored to have known Chris.