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The Ten Lake Loop (TTLL) in Rocky Mountain National Park

By on February 19, 2014

After a whirlwind weekend, which I’ll detail in the next post, I’ve renewed my appetite for hiking in Colorado. That, and Jason telling me to look up Sky Pond in Rocky Mountain National Park led me to develop this loop. It started on Strava, my newest obsession that has replaced…


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To Be An Athlete

By on February 15, 2014

My office has an unofficial running club. On Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday a group of between 3 and 20ish people get out and run anywhere from 1.8 miles to 6ish miles. It’s a great way for me to practice my speed, since the fast group usually averages sub-8 minute…


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Oh, The Places You’ll Go

By on February 5, 2014

“Oh, the places you’ll go! There is fun to be done!There are points to be scored. There are games to be won.”~Dr. Seuss, “Oh, the Places You’ll Go”I personally love this graduation speech by the master manipulator of the English language, Dr. Seuss. It is hundreds of millions of…


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The Hike to Bear Lake That Wasn’t

By on January 21, 2014

This weekend Mary came to visit me and get in some time on the mountains. The plan was to ski Saturday and Monday and go on a snowshoe hike on Sunday. We stuck to the skiing part of the plan, but the snowshoeing didn’t happen quite like we had…


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A Snowy Afternoon Trek to Hanging Lake

By on January 16, 2014

This past weekend Jason and I took a day off from skiing (for me) and work (for him) to hike hanging lake. This is a hike I’ve been wanting to do since I moved to Colorado two and a half years ago but never got around to doing since…

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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