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

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

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