Colorado, Hiking, United States

Colorado Hiked: Round Mountain National Recreation Trail

May 28, 2022 There is an adage in cycling - "It never gets easier, you just go faster." This means that something will always feel hard, but you get stronger and are able to ride it faster. As I was plodding up the Round Mountain National Recreation Trail, I realized the adage also applies to… Continue reading Colorado Hiked: Round Mountain National Recreation Trail

Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area, Georgia, Hiking, National Parks & Monuments, State Parks, United States, Work Travel Life

Way Down Yonder on the Chattahoochee

Work finally took me back to Atlanta, the first time since January 2020. The years have seemed to fly by and it was good to be visiting an old friend, as I typically would have to travel to Atlanta around five times a year. Thanks to my hotel being located in the northern part of… Continue reading Way Down Yonder on the Chattahoochee

Colorado, Hiking, United States

Colorado Hiked: Cupid and Grizzly Peak D

June 4, 2022 With twelve 14,000 feet peaks under my belt, I oddly enough had not been to the top of a 13,000 foot peak (or "13er). Colorado mountain climbers can be funny like that... so with some approaching mountaineering and climbing trips, I decided an early June morning was the perfect time to finally… Continue reading Colorado Hiked: Cupid and Grizzly Peak D

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

Falling for Yellowstone: Day 4 – Norris Geyser Basin, Mount Washburn, Mud Volcano, & Yellowstone Lake

October 3, 2022 The final full day in Yellowstone arrived as we crawled out of the rain soaked tent that was thankfully still keeping us perfectly dry inside despite being solidly drenched for four nights. It seemed like the precipitation was holding off, so we quickly packed up the wet tent as best as we… Continue reading Falling for Yellowstone: Day 4 – Norris Geyser Basin, Mount Washburn, Mud Volcano, & Yellowstone Lake

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

Falling for Yellowstone: Day 3 – Mammoth Hot Springs, Wraith Falls, Tower Falls, Dunraven Pass, & Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone

October 2, 2022 The weather was not willing to play nice during this trip to Yellowstone. Upon waking up to another chilly, rainy day with precipitation forecasted throughout the day, Eric and I took to debating the day's itinerary I had planned. Ideally, we would be heading to Dunraven Pass to summit Mount Washburn in… Continue reading Falling for Yellowstone: Day 3 – Mammoth Hot Springs, Wraith Falls, Tower Falls, Dunraven Pass, & Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone