Emerald Lake Trail

This is one of the most popular trails in Colorado and it's easy to see why. The Emerald Lake Trail is 3.1 miles in and out and along the way you see three beautiful lakes: Nymph Lake, Dream Lake, and Emerald Lake. Trail Trips You start the hike at 9,400 feet so be...

Why I Love Winter

Maybe you clicked on this title because you are in utter shock and horror why anyone would proclaim their love for winter. Afterall, winter is cold, snowy, and dark! I know it sounds crazy, but winter is my favorite season. Which leaves me with some explaining to do...

6 Beautiful Colorado Cabins For A Mountain Getaway

Have you ever dreamed of a mountain getaway filled with nature, beautiful views, and some peace and quiet? Colorado has so much to offer - skiing, hiking, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, arts and culture, history, nature, and more. Here are size beautiful Colorado cabins...

Bierstadt Lake

One of the biggest perks of living in Colorado is the proximity and access to some of the most beautiful state and national parks in the country. This past weekend I trekked up to Rocky Mountain National Park near Estes Park, CO to explore one of the many trails. We...

Sunrise at the Red Rocks

Catching the sunrise at the Red Rocks has always been a goal of mine since moving to Denver. I've been there once before right before the park closed and it was pretty packed with tourists and people exercising. This time, we had the whole place to ourselves and it...

Garden of the Gods

Look at that view! I mean, it's called Garden of the Gods for a reason. Just a short hour and fifteen minutes from Denver, Garden of the Gods has incredible views and hikes of all levels. Below are a few photos from our hike... [gallery type="rectangular"...

Saint Mary’s Glacier

My goal since moving to Denver is to do one outdoor activity a week. Since I work and take classes during the week, this is mostly relegated to weekend adventures. This past Sunday my brother, sister-in-law, and I went hiking at Saint Mary's Glacier in Idaho Springs,...