I’ve spent a lot of time hiking 14ers and would rank Mount Yale as one of my favorites!  Access is easy, there is plentiful parking, the trail is easy to follow and well maintained, the scenery is varied and gorgeous from start to finish, and there are lots of ways to turn this into an […]

Most people thinking of exploring Colorado on summer trips to mountain lakes and winter trips to the ski slopes. They’re not wrong, but there’s another great season in Colorado too. Imagine the sun shining from bright blue skies, shimmering mountain lakes, waterfalls pouring over cliffs surrounded by the golden flutter of aspens, moose munching grass in […]

Colorado Whitewater Rafting

The complete guide to white water rafting Colorado, complete with tips for beginners and even the most experienced white water rafters.

Top 20 Things To Do In Estes Park

With incredible views and so much to do, Estes Park is the perfect vacation destination. Here are our top 22 things to do in Estes Park.

It was early for a storm to be pushing over the mountains, and we were almost across a narrow ridge connecting Mummies Head to Comanche Peak.  With a climb ahead of us and a long exposed hike behind, there were few options available.  We were climbing around the peak, trying to stay as low as […]

What is Adventure?  Google it and you will find wonderful quotes, amazing pictures, thousands of blogs, and lots of dictionary definitions.  Even with all of this, “adventure” still a bit tricky to define.  I’ve come to believe that adventure is more than amazing scenery, unexplored places, risky situations, physical challenge, and the rush of adrenaline.  […]