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

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

Arizona, Colorado, District of Columbia, Georgia, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, Oregon, United States, Utah, Virginia, Washington, Wyoming

2022 Adventuring – A Year in Review

I've always seem to be here or there over the last decade, but damn, 2022 was a doozy! What a year, what a year!! Nine states (including the District of Columbia - new for me!). Thirty new National Park Service units. 52 Hike Challenge blown out of the water and completed months ahead of schedule.… Continue reading 2022 Adventuring – A Year in Review

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

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