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She Lit A Fire: 4 Days and 3 Nights on the Teton Crest Trail

By on September 5, 2014

Over Labor Day Weekend, I packed up my backpack and headed out to tackle the Teton Crest Trail with Jason and three of our friends. The Teton Crest Trail winds its way 36ish miles along the back of the Teton Range in northwest Wyoming. Although the trail officially starts…


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The Butterfly Effect: 2014 Leadville 100

By on August 23, 2014

Have you ever heard of the butterfly effect? If not, it goes something like this: the flap of a butterfly’s wings in Colorado can cause a hurricane in Florida. Although this may seem like an exaggeration, the general idea of the effect, something seemingly innocuous can have major downstream effects….


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Happy Midsummer!

By on June 26, 2014

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” ~ Mark TwainWow the year is just flying by. It seems…


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Hitting Reset

By on June 20, 2014

Sunset on the drive out to Zion Sometimes you just need to step back, look at your life, and decide to hit the reset button. I’ve done that with this blog post since I’ve written and rewritten and rewritten it again since Jason and I came back from vacation, but…


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14 Common Misconceptions about Vacation and Sage Burner 50k Race Report

By on May 20, 2014

“Now I see the secret of the making of the best persons:It is to grow in the open airAnd to eat and sleep with the Earth”~Walt WhitmanWell it’s finally here: the day I leave for a 14 day vacation with Jason to check off a ton of national parks…

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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