Weekend Trail Running: Bergen Peak, Evergreen, CO

We are on a roll over here exploring new trails in and around Boulder, and I feel like I’m truly living my best summer life over here. Since I knew I was going to have a big bike ride on Sunday, I decided to keep things relatively tame on Saturday and save my legs for …

One of the best trips of my life, PART THREE: Cycling the Colorado National Monument, Grand Junction

Part three of this epic vacation begins on the drive from Ouray to Grand Junction. Part One Part Two I was so sad to see my glamping site getting further and further away in my rearview mirror, but I knew I’d be back again soon and I was excited to head to yet another new-to-me …

Just To Be Outside

I climbed 3,000 feet the other day, just to soak up the sunshine. Some might get their Vitamin D fix with coffee on the porch or a stroll around the block but, alas, moderation has never been my thing. I went 3,000 something feet up...just to get that much closer to it. If you don't …

I Biked, I Hiked, & I Cried But Like Only Just A Little Bit.

It’s overwhelming, this place. Colorado. Especially for someone like me who didn’t grow up in the mountains or anywhere near them; for someone like me who has only vacationed overseas and at sea level. I loved my northeast childhood and my southeast adulthood and my tropical vacations. But watching the sun hang above the Flatirons …