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Mid-Week Winter Adventure to Jackal Hut

By on May 5, 2018

It may come as a surprise to many of you, but I’m not usually the biggest fan of backpacking. It frustrates me to move slowly thanks to all the extra weight required for backpacking. I also end up freezing most of the night because my sleeping bag doesn’t keep…


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Colorado’s “Secret” National Park Gem – Colorado National Monument

By on April 2, 2018

Jason and I have been pretty busy since coming back from our Christmas adventure in Europe. In the two months we’ve been back we’ve been to: Aspen, DC (2 times), Keystone/Summit County, Austin, and Colorado National Monument/Vail. We’ve only been home for 2 weekends out of the past 12!…


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Thanksgiving Adventures: #OptOutside Edition

By on December 5, 2017

What could possibly be better than spending Thanksgiving surrounded by family and delicious food? How about sprinkling in a wide variety of adventures? We managed to squeeze in a ski tour, a hike, some fat biking, another hike, and some much needed rest!

On the Wednesday before Thanksgiving, I headed…


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Winter Winds

By on November 22, 2017

As the days get shorter and the temperatures get (relatively) colder, the winter winds start to make their appearance known. Living near the foothills, with almost a clear shot to Eldorado Canyon directly to the west, we typically get some of the strongest winds on the front range. The…


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Frozen Pines

By on September 21, 2017

Have you ever felt the irresistible to just get outside. To feel the air burning in your lungs and the muscles in your legs quivering from effort? That’s a feeling I’ve missed the past five months. Just like any addiction (yes healthy things can be addictions), just one taste…

Sam
Boulder, CO

I'm just a regular girl who loves exploring in the mountains, both at home in Colorado and around the world. You can usually find me trail running, mountain biking, hiking, or backpacking with my husband Jason and my sweet pup Moose. When I'm not out exploring, you can find me in the kitchen whipping up generally healthy, delicious treats!

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