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!

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