Tent Rocks

“Without new experiences something inside us sleep. The sleeper must awaken.”

Our first trip of 2018 was this past weekend. We finally left our little valley for some fun in the sun. Our destination... Santa Fe, New Mexico. As with most trips taken before June in the Rockies, there is a high probability you will be driving through a blizzard. Sure enough, after a quick stop …

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Fisher Towers

“Wilderness is not a luxury but a necessity of the human spirit, and as vital to our lives as water and good bread”, and wine…good wine!

No matter how many times you visit Moab, UT and the surrounding areas, you never get bored with the place. There is no better location to get lost and recharge the "batteries". This trip was a last minute, spur of the moment kind of trip. Since we expected rain all weekend long at home, after …

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Gilpin

“Every mountain top is within reach if you just keep climbing.” ~ Barry Finlay

As we planned our summer outings earlier in the year, I stated in passing, that it would be great to finally hike the Zirkel Circle. My husband and I had hiked other popular hikes in the Zirkel Wilderness in the past several years, and this was the last one for us to check off our …

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