United States, Activities, National Parks/Etc., Cycling, 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

Activities, Colorado, Cycling, United States, Utah

Desert Escape Part 2: Kokopelli Trails, KlonZo Trails, and Hurrah Pass

You can read Part 1 here After a very good night's sleep, I awoke way too early, my body ready to go for more adventuring. My friend Sarah was still snoozing away, so I tipped toed around the hotel room, making some tea and reading, waiting for her to stir. Only Sarah could convince me… Continue reading Desert Escape Part 2: Kokopelli Trails, KlonZo Trails, and Hurrah Pass

Colorado, Cycling, National Parks/Etc., 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

Camping, Hiking, Hot Springs, National Parks/Etc., United States, Waterfalls, Wyoming

Next up… Yellowstone!

It's been 29 years... but I'm finally going back to Yellowstone!!! You'd think living in Wyoming, I would've been to Yellowstone more than once.  But people forget how large our state really is - I'm about seven hours and 400 miles away from the park, so it's not just a weekend bop over to the… Continue reading Next up… Yellowstone!

Hiking, United States, Wyoming

Hiking Medicine Bow Peak

I've been up and down Medicine Bow Peak eight times since I was eight years old.  Needless to say, it is my favorite place in the whole world. Medicine Bow Peak is the prominent peak of the Snowy Range mountains in southeastern Wyoming, and rises to an elevation of 12,018 feet (it was 12,013 for… Continue reading Hiking Medicine Bow Peak