Browsing Category : Colorado

Five Things to Know Before You Go Hiking


Hello! Living in Colorado, I’ve grown up hiking but I only started doing it seriously last summer. I’ve learned a lot about how to do it safely. In this post I’m sharing my top five things to know before you go hiking if you’ve never been in a place with mountains before or if you just haven’t had much experience…

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Colorado Travel Guide: Boreas Pass + Giveaway Winners!


Every season in Colorado is beautiful, but autumn is especially lovely. On a recent trip into the mountains to admire the changing colors my family decided to explore a new to us part of Colorado and drive through Boreas Pass. We ended up driving to the summit and then turning around instead of going the whole length of the pass…

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My Autumn Essentials


Happy Labor Day! I hope you all had/are having a great day with your family and friends! To celebrate the unofficial first day of fall I’m sharing my fall essentials. Before I start, I have to give credit to Katie Leigh on YouTube (she also has a blog which I will link¬†here) I was wracking my brain last night for…

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Hiking Pikes Peak: My First Fourteener!


On Saturday, July 16, I hiked my first fourteener! A fourteener is a mountain that is between 14,000 and 15,000 feet in elevation. It was REALLY hard. The trail itself was surprisingly easy but the combination of altitude and sheer length of the trail made this a very difficult hike. This post isn’t going to be part of my Colorado…

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Colorado Travel Guide: Rocky Mountain National Park


Happy Independence Day! Rocky Mountain National Park is a stunning part of Colorado, filled with rugged mountains, dense forests, powerful rivers, and freezing tundras where summer never comes. It is the home of Long’s Peak, the highest mountain in Colorado as well as the source of the Colorado River, which makes its way through the country, eventually winding its way…

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Colorado Travel Guide: Hanging Lake Trail


Hello! The Hanging Lake Trail is a beautiful hike of a little more than one mile, located just off of eastbound I-70 about 15 minutes east of Glenwood Springs, CO. The hike is strenuous but doable for most abilities. The trail never gets hot, there is a thick cover of trees the length of the canyon, and there are benches…

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Colorado Travel Guide: Bishop’s Castle


Hello! I have another travel guide post for you all! Bishop’s Castle is a beautiful stone castle that was hand built by a man named Jim Bishop. You can explore and wander through the entire castle. It’s really amazing, and slightly terrifying. Don’t worry, noone has died on it….yet.   If you live in Colorado, or are visiting, this is…

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