On New Year’s eve Ken Vanden Heuvel broke trail on the Jungle Hill trail in the Kettle River Range. After solo hiking about 4 miles he camped at 6,700 feet. And although he went to bed early, he still got to see fireworks.
“I was asleep probably around 6 p.m.,” he said. “But I woke up around midnight. I could see fireworks way off in the distance.”
In the morning he was treated to the 2018’s first glorious sunrise.
“It was really nice up there,” he said. “You could see forever. It was incredible views.”
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