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, National Parks & Monuments, State Parks, Rocky Mountain National Park, United States

Colorado Hiked: Longs Peak

August 29-31, 2022 I remember back in 2017 when I first started going up 14ers (slang for the 14,000+ foot peaks in Colorado and other US states) on foot, I remarked to my friend Lydia that I didn't think Longs Peak would ever be on the agenda because it was "hard and scary." Then the… Continue reading Colorado Hiked: Longs Peak

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

Colorado Hiked: Chasm Lake

If there's one thing I've done in the last six months, it has been exploring Rocky Mountain National Park and area surrounding Estes Park more than I ever had. With the impending start to summer and timed entry reservation season at RMNP, I decided to squeeze in one last adventure before the hoards of tourists… Continue reading Colorado Hiked: Chasm Lake

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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