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, Backpacking, Camping, Crater Lake National Park, Hiking, National Parks & Monuments, State Parks, Oregon, United States

A Presidential Adventure – Part 2: Crater Lake National Park

Waking up in a lava field is always exciting stuff around me, as I'll make sure everyone knows how excited I am to be in a lava field! I mean, I was near the Newberry shield volcano, which is purported to be the largest volcano in the Cascades at twenty miles across, and it was… Continue reading A Presidential Adventure – Part 2: Crater Lake National Park

Activities, Arches National Park, Cycling, National Parks & Monuments, State Parks, United States, Utah

Desert Escape Part 3: Navajo Rocks & Arches National Park

Read Part 1 here and Part 2 here Our first full day in Moab! After a cozy night in our cabin, we got an early start on what would be a busy, tiring day starting with a 17-mile mountain bike ride at Navajo Rocks and ending with some hiking in Arches National Park. Navajo Rocks… Continue reading Desert Escape Part 3: Navajo Rocks & Arches National Park

Colorado, Colorado National Monument, Cycling, National Parks & Monuments, State Parks, United States

Desert Escape Part 1: Colorado National Monument, Dinosaur Hill, and Desert Gravel CO2UT

A lack of adventures makes Heidi a dull girl. To say I was long overdue for a vacation is an understatement. Luckily I had my perfect escape moment - a gravel bike race in Fruita, CO, which would land me in proximity to one of my favorite desert getaways, Moab, UT. Vacation requests in at… Continue reading Desert Escape Part 1: Colorado National Monument, Dinosaur Hill, and Desert Gravel CO2UT

Cycling, Grand Teton National Park, National Parks & Monuments, State Parks, United States, Work Travel Life, Wyoming

Wyoming Explored: Biking Grand Teton National Park

I normally don't discuss my cycling adventures on this blog, but it has been a long time since I updated! Too much work, too little adventuring! I did escape to Moab for a few days of national park exploring and mountain biking in May, but I am still working on those photos. So until then...… Continue reading Wyoming Explored: Biking Grand Teton National Park