Activities, Colorado, Hiking, National Parks & Monuments, State Parks, Rocky Mountain National Park, United States

Colorado Hiked: Twin Sisters Peaks

I am a bit of a planner, what can I say? After fretting over mountain-forecast.com for the past week, I was really at a loss of what to do when the weekend neared. The ridiculously windy spring had continued in northern Colorado and southern Wyoming. Needing a final training hike to "cram prepare" for Mount… Continue reading Colorado Hiked: Twin Sisters Peaks

Colorado, Hiking, United States

Colorado Hiked: Crosier Mountain

"The weather sucks, let's hike" I told my very best bicycle friend, Tom, in a text message. With a ridiculously windy spring shaping up in Colorado and Wyoming, I was seeking out other ways to stay active, and most importantly, to still get outdoors despite the daily hurricanes that were occurring. Tom, being new to… Continue reading Colorado Hiked: Crosier Mountain

Camping, Colorado, Dinosaur National Monument, National Parks & Monuments, State Parks, United States, Utah

A BeaUTAHful Bucket List: Day 11 – Dinosaur National Monument

Day 11 - April 5, 2022 The take aways... Belted cows are suited for a hardy environmentI met the younger "know it all" version of my self at Dinosaur National MonumentCell phone signal varies greatly from one side of the parking lot to the next in Vernal, UTCrocs are amazingWyoming will greet you back from… Continue reading A BeaUTAHful Bucket List: Day 11 – Dinosaur National Monument

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!