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European Holiday in Photos

By on January 7, 2018

What a whirlwind the past 16 days has been! We’ve been on the go non-stop since touching down in Frankfurt on Dec 23, visiting Cologne (1 night), my uncle’s house (5 nights over three visits), Garmisch-Parterkirchen (2 nights), Zurich/Flumerserberg (2 nights), Heidelberg (1 night), Luxembourg (2 nights), and Paris…


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Thanksgiving Adventures: #OptOutside Edition

By on December 5, 2017

What could possibly be better than spending Thanksgiving surrounded by family and delicious food? How about sprinkling in a wide variety of adventures? We managed to squeeze in a ski tour, a hike, some fat biking, another hike, and some much needed rest!

On the Wednesday before Thanksgiving, I headed…


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Winter Winds

By on November 22, 2017

As the days get shorter and the temperatures get (relatively) colder, the winter winds start to make their appearance known. Living near the foothills, with almost a clear shot to Eldorado Canyon directly to the west, we typically get some of the strongest winds on the front range. The…


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ROAM Bike Fest – In Defense of Women-Only Events

By on November 8, 2017

Over the weekend, I headed down to Sedona for ROAM Bike Fest, the first ever womens-only mountain biking festival. The festival itself was three days filled with group rides, bike demos, clinics, talks, and so many smiles. As a first-year event, and especially as a first-ever event, the organizers…


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Frozen Pines

By on September 21, 2017

Have you ever felt the irresistible to just get outside. To feel the air burning in your lungs and the muscles in your legs quivering from effort? That’s a feeling I’ve missed the past five months. Just like any addiction (yes healthy things can be addictions), just one taste…

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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