Hanging Lake

” Keep close to nature’s heart…and break clear away, once in awhile. And climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.” ~John Muir I’ll never forget the first time …

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Rifle Ice Caves

” To appreciate the beauty of a snowflake, it is necessary to stand out in the cold” ~Aristotle Looking for new ways to stay active this winter? Lets face it, Colorado isn’t getting less crowded. …

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Ice Castles

” What good is the warth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness” ~John Steinbeck Ooooh baby, it’s cold outside! And that means winter is finally here! Some people might think …

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A Thankful Desert-Giving

” Enjoy the little things for one day you may look back and realize they were big things” ~Robert Brault Well helloooooo friends!! We haven’t forgotten about you and hopefully you haven’t forgotten about us! …

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Respect our Wilderness

“Respect for ourselves guides our morals, respect for others guides our manners” ~Laurence Sterne The days are getting shorter, with the crisp cool wind hitting your skin. The sounds of crunching leaves fall beneath your …

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Golden Crested Butte Anniversary

” Autumn carries more gold in its pocket than any other season” ~Jim Bishop Ahhh, Crested Butte…..this place is the magic. Crested Butte is by far our favorite mountain getaway destination in Colorado. I’ll never …

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Ice Lakes

“Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better” ~Albert Einstein I remember when I first moved to Colorado and I was browsing the web for a mountain themed wallpaper for my laptop. …

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Yosemite National Park

“Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall” ~E.Scott Fitzgerald I hate to wish away my summer, but giiiiiiimme that fall time lovin! Fall is my most favorite time of the …

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Lake Isabelle

“In every walk with nature, one receives far more than he seeks” ~John Muir Every year when wildflower season begins, I make sure to head into the Indian Peaks Wilderness and tackle all the glory …

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Jenny Lake

“A lake is a landscape’s most beautiful and expressive feature. It is earths eye: looking into which the beholder measures the depth of their own nature” ~Henry David Thereau Looking for an epic camp spot …

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Birthday Roadtrip Palooza!

” Let us never know what old age is. Let us know the happiness time brings, not count the years” ~Ausonius June is one of my favorite months of the year. Its the beginning of …

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The Road to Vagabond

” Because the greatest part of a road trip isn’t arriving at your destination. Its all the wild stuff that happens along the way.” ~Emma Chase WE’RE BAAAAAAAACK!!!! Sorry for the last few weeks of …

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Moab-ulous

” A desert wears a veil of mystery. Motionless and silent, it evokes in us an elusive hint of unknown. Unknowable. About to be revealed. Since the desert does not act, it seems to we …

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Glacier National Park

“Travel makes one modest, you see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.” ~Gustave Flaubert   For those of you that didn’t know, my hubby is a theatrical rigger and travels quite a …

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My Happy Place

“Happiness is found in the simplest of things. Happiness is found in gratitude, in a kept promise, in good conversation, in love, in friendship, in a achieved goal, in a fond memory; in all the …

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Mt. BEER-stadt

“Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you are climbing it” ~Andy Rooney Sitting at a bar in Ohio: Hey guys, did you see the …

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BRAAAAAAP-LYWEDS

” Of all the paths you take in life, make sure a few of them are dirt” ~ John Muir I feel like everytime we are planning a long off-roading excursion, Mother Nature turns on …

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Costa Rican Paradise

“Paradise has never been about places. It exsists in moments. In connections. In flashes across time” ~Victoria Erickson Have you ever seen those movie moments and you’re like, yeeeeeeah right….this would never happen in real …

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Mountain Dreamin’

“Keep close to nature’s heart…and break away once in a while. Climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.” ~John Muir   I’m day dreaming of my plans for …

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Mountain Partners in Crime

“Some people arrive and make such a beautiful impact on your life, you can barely remember what life was like without them.” -Anna Taylor  Have you ever met someone and immediately had this awesome connection? …

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