52 Hike Challenge

We recently went camping and hiking in Rocky Mountain National Park which is one of our favorite parks in Colorado. We have visited it during winter, spring and now summer. There is so much to see that you could spend an entire year exploring every trail and still not see […]

Rocky Mountain National Park: Camping and Hiking

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This past weekend we decided go hiking with a baby. It was Roark’s first hike! Ever since we moved to Colorado, we were inspired by the families we crossed on the trails that took their kids on every type of hike, even ascending 14,ooo ft mountains. Naturally, we embraced this […]

Hiking with a Baby

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Getting back on the trail It had been about two weeks since we had done a proper hike. Walking around the Paint Mines was more of a stroll than a hike and Joshua Tree was more driving than anything else, so we were due for some mountain time. It may […]

Burro Trail: Golden Gate Canyon

The Paint Mines of Calhan I first saw pictures of the Paint Mines on Instagram and as a photography lover does, I had to research it and then drive to see it. Colorado keeps surprising me with little known places, and many people don’t realize that the Colorado topography is […]

Paint Mines : Hike of the week 12/52

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Eldorado Canyon State Park Eldorado Canyon State Park is located close to Boulder and is easily accessible from Denver as well. The park is small, but it’s a favorite with hikers and climbers alike. South Boulder Creek runs in the middle of the park and provides a relaxing background noise […]

Eldorado Canyon State Park : Hike 11/52

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A busy week Last week we were busy adventuring and living the good life. It started with my mid-week hike at North Table Mountain that left me couch ridden for a couple of days, followed by a long drive in the middle of the night to Jefferson lake to try […]

Gross Reservoir: Hike of the week 10/52

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I┬árecently joined the Colorado Mountain Club and signed up for my first group guided hike. I was a little nervous, but also super excited to meet new people and of course get outdoors. At 8am, I arrived at the pre-designated meeting spot to find out I had inadvertently signed up […]

North Table Mountain: Hike of the week 9/52

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Last week we hiked The Brother and I mentioned we wanted to go back to Evergreen and hike a few of the other trails. Instead of trying to figure out a new place to hike this week, we went back to Alderfer/Three Sisters Park and hiked the 6 miles round-trip […]

The Summit: Hike of the week 8/52

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I have been looking for locations to shoot the Milky Way and a few places have sprung to mind. Evergreen is such a place. An area nestled in the Rocky Mountains just 15 miles from Denver, Evergreen has a lot to offer, so we headed that way this weekend to […]

The Brother: Hike of the week 7/52