Kenosha Pass

Autumn is alive in the mountains of Colorado and one of my favorite spots for leaf peeping (along with everyone else in Denver) is Kenosha Pass about an hour from Denver on route 285. Some helpful tips: 1. Drop everything you are doing and go now! Seriously, the aspens are peaking! 2. Use the restroom... Continue Reading →

Mt. Massive Is Massive!

On Monday I summited Mt. Elbert solo, Colorado's highest peak at 14,440 ft. Less than a week later, I returned with Aaron to tackle Elbert's next door neighbor, Mt. Massive, Colorado's second highest peak at 14,421 ft. ⭐️Check out my previous blog post about my Mt. Elbert adventure. As I mentioned in my previous post,... Continue Reading →

Road Hiking Evans

It's Memorial Day weekend 2018 and we remember and honor all that have given their lives for our country. 🇺🇸 Memorial Day weekend in Colorado signals the opening of the Mt. Evans auto road, unless of course, Mother Nature puts her snow boot foot down. The Mt. Evans auto road allows visitors to drive up... Continue Reading →

Staunton State Park Hike 2

If you read my previous post "Staunton State Park Hike 1", you will see that I experienced a few trail fails. A week later, I ventured back up to Staunton for a different hike and I remedied those mistakes. This time I brought even more drinking water, more food, and Ibuprofen. I also brought my... Continue Reading →

Roxborough State Park

It's springtime in Colorado! The snowshoes and snowboard have been put away in our "fun closet" until next winter. Yes, I said "fun closet"....haha. It's filled with bocce balls, Kubb (a Viking yard game), frisbees, football, basketball, fishing pole, disc golf gear, scuba gear, skis, snowboards, ice skates, camping gadgets, and snowshoes. What can I... Continue Reading →

Riding at “The Love”

On Christmas morning 2015, I awoke to a scavenger hunt carefully planned by my boyfriend, Aaron. (Cue the "awwwwws".....I love scavenger hunts!! Fun Fact: Someday, I'm going to be a contestant on the Amazing Race, just you wait 😜) As I followed the clues, I was eventually led to our building's parking garage. Excitedly, I... Continue Reading →

31 Day Challenge Finale!

Thank you Ragnar for challenging me to get off the couch in the dead of winter and be active in one form or another! Pretty fun, well rounded month: *1 Snowshoe adventure ❄️ *11 Run Days🏃‍♀️ *1 Snowboarding day at the Love 🏂 *6 Gym Days🏋️‍♂️ *1 Dam🌅 *8 Lakes🌳 *Family activity days with Mom,... Continue Reading →

Ragnar 31 Day Challenge

WEEK ONE in the books of Ragnar's 31 Day Challenge! Check out my previous post "Happy New Year 2018!" for the details on this challenge. Here's a summary, in pics of course, of week 1: Day 1: Aaron and I spent the sunny day snowshoeing at Jones Pass. Fantastic leg workout. Day 2: Aaron and... Continue Reading →

No, I haven’t been lazy

Well, it has been quite awhile since my last post (Thanks for the nudges Mom and Will). To be quite honest, I haven't been hiking too much lately. However, that doesn't mean that I've been sitting around on my comfy couch doing nothing (Tira, my cat, that's a different story. Talk about lazy!) For the... Continue Reading →

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