Colorado, Colorado National Monument, Cycling, National Parks & Monuments, State Parks, United States

Desert Escape Part 1: Colorado National Monument, Dinosaur Hill, and Desert Gravel CO2UT

A lack of adventures makes Heidi a dull girl. To say I was long overdue for a vacation is an understatement. Luckily I had my perfect escape moment - a gravel bike race in Fruita, CO, which would land me in proximity to one of my favorite desert getaways, Moab, UT. Vacation requests in at… Continue reading Desert Escape Part 1: Colorado National Monument, Dinosaur Hill, and Desert Gravel CO2UT

National Parks & Monuments, State Parks, Nebraska, Scotts Bluff National Monument, United States

Evening Visit to Scotts Bluff National Monument

What does one do when you're in Gering, Nebraska for a bike race and have time to kill? Go get more stamps in your Parks Passport, clearly! My friend, Julie, and I were in town for the Robidoux Quick & Dirty bike race in mid-June, and I made sure there would be some time to… Continue reading Evening Visit to Scotts Bluff National Monument

Cycling, Grand Teton National Park, National Parks & Monuments, State Parks, United States, Work Travel Life, Wyoming

Wyoming Explored: Biking Grand Teton National Park

I normally don't discuss my cycling adventures on this blog, but it has been a long time since I updated! Too much work, too little adventuring! I did escape to Moab for a few days of national park exploring and mountain biking in May, but I am still working on those photos. So until then...… Continue reading Wyoming Explored: Biking Grand Teton National Park

Curt Gowdy State Park, Hiking, Microadventures, United States, Waterfalls, Wyoming

Wyoming Explored: Curt Gowdy State Park Hidden Falls – Winter Version

One of the more popular hikes in southeastern Wyoming, the ~4 mile hike to Hidden Falls in Curt Gowdy State Park is great all year around. However, in the summer (even more so since COVID19 hit) it is CROWDED. I much prefer solitude, so Hidden Falls in the winter months are my go-to for waterfall… Continue reading Wyoming Explored: Curt Gowdy State Park Hidden Falls – Winter Version

Camping, Grand Teton National Park, Hiking, Hot Springs, National Parks & Monuments, State Parks, United States, Waterfalls, Wyoming, Yellowstone National Park

Of Geysers & Waterfalls – Days 7 & 8: Midway Geyser Basin, Jenny Lake, Hidden Falls, Colter’s Bay, and Granite Creek Falls

Day 7 - August 28, 2020 Sad, the final morning in Yellowstone. Hindsight is always something that can come into play, and looking back I would've done this day much differently and spent the night off in the national forest near the Hoback Canyon, but alas... hindsight is 20/20. It still wasn't a bad day,… Continue reading Of Geysers & Waterfalls – Days 7 & 8: Midway Geyser Basin, Jenny Lake, Hidden Falls, Colter’s Bay, and Granite Creek Falls