Chief Mountain Trail – First Time With Microspikes!

When my brother came and we hiked the Glacier Gorge Trail in Rocky Mountain National Park a couple of years ago, it was Carly and I’s first foray into winter … Continue reading Chief Mountain Trail – First Time With Microspikes!

Birthday Weekend 2020!

My birthday was a little bit odd this year. To start off with, I turned 31 – quite literally two odd numbers – something that hasn’t happened since I turned … Continue reading Birthday Weekend 2020!

Second Attempt at Old Baldy / Diamond Lake

I attempted to summit Old Baldy in early July last year, not realizing at those elevations that snow would be such an issue. I trudged through hip deep snow for … Continue reading Second Attempt at Old Baldy / Diamond Lake

Booth Lake Trail – Near Vail, CO

Some people might say that waking up at 4am on a Saturday morning to go hiking is crazy, but I say it’s the only way to experience the best of … Continue reading Booth Lake Trail – Near Vail, CO

Hiking the Second Creek Trail to Twin Cones

My hike Sunday and this post are dedicated to my Grandma Branch that passed away on Friday. When I was little, I used to write one or two page stories … Continue reading Hiking the Second Creek Trail to Twin Cones

Mountain ride with trail going through the middle and mountains in the background

Stanley Mountain Trail – Berthoud Pass

Waking up early and heading to the mountains for a morning hike has been my escape of choice over the last couple of months. There’s something about breathing the cool … Continue reading Stanley Mountain Trail – Berthoud Pass