Colorado, Hiking, National Parks & Monuments, State Parks, Rocky Mountain National Park, United States

Colorado Hiked: Flattop Mountain

August 7, 2022 "I got us a reservation for 5am in the park!" exclaimed Sarah once she realized I had been sitting on her couch for a little while and came out to greet me. It was another weekend sleep over at one of my favorite friends' house, and we needed to hatch a plan.… Continue reading Colorado Hiked: Flattop Mountain

Camping, Hiking, Mount Rainier National Park, National Parks & Monuments, State Parks, Olympic National Park, United States, Washington, Waterfalls

Whirlwind Washington – Part 2: Hurricane Ridge, Point Wilson, Mount Rainier, and Billy Frank Jr Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge

Time to wrap up talking about my busy week and a half I spent in Washington in May 2022! (Yes, I blogged these incredibly after the fact, and I do not even have an excuse!). You can read Part 1 here, which covered fun stuff like the Hoh Rainforest and Rialto Beach. Let's first talk… Continue reading Whirlwind Washington – Part 2: Hurricane Ridge, Point Wilson, Mount Rainier, and Billy Frank Jr Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge

Camping, Hiking, National Parks & Monuments, State Parks, Olympic National Park, United States, Washington

Whirlwind Washington – Part 1: Quinault Big Sitka, Hoh Rainforest, and Rialto Beach

Well, aren't these blog posts just ridiculously delayed or what?! In May 2022 I spent a week and a half in Washington. I had flown out to climb Mount Saint Helens, but since that only takes a day, there were more adventures to be had! Not sure why it took me so long to get… Continue reading Whirlwind Washington – Part 1: Quinault Big Sitka, Hoh Rainforest, and Rialto Beach

Colorado, Hiking, National Parks & Monuments, State Parks, Rocky Mountain National Park, United States

A KÜHL Day Outdoors: Cub Lake Loop at RMNP

I partnered with KÜHL for this blog post. I received free product in exchange for my honest review of the products. December 18, 2022 After a week of subzero wind chills, blizzard warnings, and the monotony of work, it was time to break free, explore some new trails, and try out some new gear! The… Continue reading A KÜHL Day Outdoors: Cub Lake Loop at RMNP

Backpacking, Camping, Colorado, Hiking, United States

Lake Isabelle Winter Overnight

Type 1 Fun: Fun all the time, during and after.Type 2 Fun: Miserable during it, but not that bad on reflection, and maybe indeed a little fun. Type 3 Fun: Never fun, both during and after reflection when it is all over. I am trying to decide if my overnight adventure to Lake Isabelle was… Continue reading Lake Isabelle Winter Overnight