Tag: hiking

I ran away to the woods!

Living in Colorado, we are lucky to be able to “run away” for higher ground often. That was the case this past weekend. On a recommendation of friend, we added a hike to the outing. Note to self: when receiving recommendations on a new… Continue Reading “I ran away to the woods!”

The best memories are made camping!

Stagecoach

The mountains are calling! June is upon us. It’s one of the best months in northern Colorado to enjoy the great outdoors (my opinion, anyway!). With all the chores done at home, we are heading to the high country. Most weekends we are hiding… Continue Reading “The best memories are made camping!”

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

Tent Rocks

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

“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!

Fisher Towers

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… Continue Reading ““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!”

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

Gilpin

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