Tag Archives: Colorado

Lessons Learned from a 99-cent Poncho

On the first hike I ever took west of the Mississippi, a 99-cent poncho saved my life. A few weeks earlier, I had graduated from college, given away everything that wouldn’t fit in my car, and hit the road, heading … Continue reading

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A Long Weekend Among the Collegiate Peaks

I don’t know about you guys, but I had one hell of a Labor Day weekend! My friend Sarah and I and our three dogs spent four days hiking a 30-mile loop around Colorado’s Collegiate Peaks Wilderness, including up and over 14,196-foot Mount … Continue reading

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Long Adventure Weekend!

I’m off! Heading to Colorado’s Collegiate Peaks Wilderness for a 4-day 24-mile loop up and over Mount Yale- 14,202 feet! So far this summer the dogs and I have summited several sub-10’s, two 11’s, three 12’s and a 13. Hopefully … Continue reading

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Travels With Bowie & D.O.G.: Colorado!

In the past six years, my dogs and I have seen a lot of this country. I take a lot of photos when I travel and my favorites are usually the shots with my border collie mixes Bowie and Dio … Continue reading

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I ♥ Colorado

Due to severe fire danger, almost of New Mexico is currently closed to hiking and camping. Lucky for me, I can still take my daily hikes on private land around Cerrillos, but for serious weekend miles, I’ve been heading to … Continue reading

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Packing for Backpacking

This weekend I’m going backpacking in Colorado’s Weminuche Wilderness! I’ve driven through the Weminuche a couple of times in the winter and I’m super stoked to explore those mountains on foot now that the summer hiking season is here! When … Continue reading

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Must Love Mountains

This past weekend I climbed 13,330-foot Summit Peak in Colorado’s San Juan Mountains. It was one of the best days of my life. Summit was a beast of a climb: over 5,000 feet of elevation gained, most of it off … Continue reading

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