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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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An Unexpected Find in Central California: Pinnacles National Park

By on May 31, 2018

A couple of weeks ago I was in the Bay Area for work and found myself with a half day of freedom between finishing work Thursday morning and flying out Friday morning. I was originally going to make the trek out to Yosemite, but couldn’t justify the 8+ hour…


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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…


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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!…

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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