Bears Ears National Monument, Camping, Canyonlands National Park, Colorado, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, Hiking, National Parks & Monuments, State Parks, Natural Bridges National Monument, United States, Utah

A BeaUTAHful Bucket List: Day 2 – Canyonlands National Park & Natural Bridges National Monument

Day 2 - March 27, 2022 The take aways... Becoming a Junior Ranger is hard workThe short cut might not be a short cut after allFuel up before venturing to the Needles district of CanyonlandsDesert air is dryHave a stocked camp kitchen when traveling with meFall asleep in places that really excite you Morning oatmeal… Continue reading A BeaUTAHful Bucket List: Day 2 – Canyonlands National Park & Natural Bridges National Monument

Activities, Camping, Colorado, Curecanti National Recreation Area, National Parks & Monuments, State Parks, United States

A BeaUTAHful Bucket List: Day 1 – It was all in Colorado, but still amazing!

Day 1 - March 26, 2022 My travel bucket list has included a tour of Utah's national parks and monuments for quite awhile now. I even had a map listed on my page on this blog for future trips & dreaming, but I hadn't quite made the trip work out in the scheme of all… Continue reading A BeaUTAHful Bucket List: Day 1 – It was all in Colorado, but still amazing!

Activities, Colorado, Hiking, United States

Colorado Hiked: Bent Rock Trail

The first day of spring was upon me! After doing a big bike ride the day before, I decided it would be a good day for a hike. I have a big adventure coming up, and this would be a good warm up hike and test of my severely sprained ankle that I have been… Continue reading Colorado Hiked: Bent Rock Trail

Activities, Colorado, Hiking, United States

Colorado Hiked: Quandary Peak

Nothing exemplifies Type 2 fun than a winter ascent of a 14,000 foot peak! It's been a few years since I've summited a Colorado 14er, and the pain of high altitude is easy to forget. With Eric in town and my friend Marie always down for crazy shenanigans, we plotted a February 13th ascent of… Continue reading Colorado Hiked: Quandary Peak

Activities, Colorado, Hiking, United States

Colorado Hiked: Greyrock Mountain

Sometimes the mountain does not have to be 14,000 feet for the hike to be awesome! I mean, that should go without saying... but in Colorado, there is an unofficial obsession with the 14ers that really overshadow other hikes. While I like climbing 14ers (in a form of Type 2 fun once I'm back to… Continue reading Colorado Hiked: Greyrock Mountain