October 21, 2022 What to do, what to do on a Friday off from work? I debated weather - mostly wind - forecasts and went to bed with no plan. I originally wanted to explore the Thunder Pass area with a possible summit of Lulu Mountain, but the wind meant being above tree line would… Continue reading Colorado Explored: Disappointment Falls & Deadman Fire Lookout
Agate Fossil Beds National Monument & Fort Laramie National Historic Site
Memorial Day weekend was approaching, and initially I had planned a trip through the Black Hills to knock out some National Park Service units in South Dakota and to hike the high point of that state. But after eleven days in Washington earlier in the month and just a busy overall month, I just lost… Continue reading Agate Fossil Beds National Monument & Fort Laramie National Historic Site
On Top of Nebraska!
The highest cartwheel in Nebraska on December 18, 2021 On this episode of "Heidi stumbles into a random Saturday adventure..." we visit the highest peak in Nebraska! Okayyyy, "peak" may be overkill. Also, I've known about Panorama Point for awhile, and always planned on doing a 120 mile bike ride out there sometime from Cheyenne.… Continue reading On Top of Nebraska!
Colorado Hiked: Loch Vale and Mills Lake Winter Hike
I just had to get away. But where could I go? I'm always at Vedauwoo, and I kind of hate hiking on trails I normally mountain bike on. Hmmm... and then it popped onto my Facebook newsfeed somehow, and I realized Rocky Mountain National Park was also not having a winter just like the rest… Continue reading Colorado Hiked: Loch Vale and Mills Lake Winter Hike
Wyoming Hiked: Turtle Rock Loop
This way to adventure! What is an outdoorsy girl to do when its in the low 30's, windy, and spitting snow? Hike, of course! It has been many years since I've done the Turtle Rock Loop at Vedauwoo, a spectacular place in the eastern Medicine Bow National Forest between Laramie and Cheyenne. I arrived to… Continue reading Wyoming Hiked: Turtle Rock Loop