I met one of my best friends here in Montrose, Colorado. She grew up in California, but we instantly hit it off because of her sense of adventure. I didn’t hesitate to invite her camping up Kinikin Road. On top of the mesa, we found amazing views, dirt roads, small lakes and great places to camp.
Halfway to camp, she turned and looked at me, with a worried expression, and asked if there were really bears [...]