Backpacking through Big Bend National Park over Thanksgiving 2019.
Big Bend is unlike anything I have ever experienced. Driving in it gave me a similar impression to Death Vally, but then the Chisos Mountains come into view. The Chisos Mountain Range is totally contained within Big Bend National Park which is very unique. The tallest point (Emory Peak) is at 7,825′ above sea level. The mountains provide incredible views out over the ultra-flat plains that surround them. Thanksgiving is supposedly one of the busiest days of the year at Big Bend, but you wouldn’t know it. I would compare it to a slow day at Mt. Rainier National Park. Texas is not the first state that comes to mind when you think hiking, but this park is worth the trip.
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Gear used to film this video:
Nikon Z6 w/ 24-70 (main camera)
GoPro Hero 7 Black Edition
DJI Mavic Air
Link to our route (Alltrails):
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