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Attempting to Kill a Mummy

By on July 23, 2018

Amongst Colorado ultrarunners there are a couple of routes that discussed with equal parts fear and excitement. These routes include things like the Four Pass Loop, the High Lonesome Loop, and pretty much anything on the Hardrock 100 course in the San Juan mountains. One that is rarely discussed,…


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A Desert in the Mountains: Great Sand Dunes National Park

By on July 20, 2018

Knowing that we were most likely moving away from Colorado, I wanted to make sure that I visited Great Sand Dunes National Park before packing everything up and moving across the country. My parents and sister came to visit over Memorial Day weekend and we all decided it was…


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Colorado Bucket List: Lone Eagle Peak

By on June 9, 2018

Yesterday Jason and I made the long trek (16.7 miles, 3071 ft of climbing) in to Crater Lake and Lone Eagle Peak. Most people do this as a backpacking trip, in fact we saw 10+ people heading up with backpacks as we were heading back, but I have a…


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Whirlwind Moments in Rocky Mountain National Park

By on May 15, 2018

She was gone without a warning
Long before the sunrise
I will paint the perfect face
I will draw her eyes with the pigment of my mind

I’ve spent the last month traveling around the country for work. I’ve been to Orlando, home to Denver, to New Orleans, Palo Alto and next to…


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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…

Sam
Dover, NH

I'm just a regular girl who loves exploring in the mountains, both in my new home in New Hampshire 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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