Days in the Tetons alter your perspectives, challenge your identity, and forge a relationship between you and your natural surroundings. As students transition back to their homes, this place stays with them - I know from firsthand experience.
Yellowstone is frequently referred to as a land of fire and ice, but to the casual summer observer this may seem only half true. Visiting in the winter, however, is like setting foot onto another planet.
The places that shape us, permeate our memories, and inform our passions are many and varied. What does it mean to call a place home? What does it mean to connect with a place? What makes a spot special?