Monthly Archives: June 2016

Odessa Lake

This is what happens when your whole body is hurting for various reasons and you don’t want to hike this weekend, but your husband talks you to do an easy stroll, which turns into a moderate 10 mile hike. And … Continue reading

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Hello Maroon Bells

A good idea: Let’s hike Maroon Bells Wilderness area this Saturday. A great idea: Let’s sleep at the trailhead to get an early start to avoid people and get a nice cool hiking weather. We got both. It was refreshing … Continue reading

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Different Worlds

I am still working our way through the pictures from our Memorial Weekend trip to Wyoming and Montana. After the most relaxing night ever, we continued to Thermopolis, WY to take a plunge in the hot springs (another story), to … Continue reading

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The Weekend of Great Relax

In May we didn’t spend a single weekend home, just relaxing. There was the dinosaur hike, the weekend in Wyoming, Salt Lake City and another weekend in Wyoming. A weekend of pure relaxation was long overdue. I require quite a … Continue reading

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Devil’s Tower

Devil’s Tower National Monument in Wyoming is a place, where I had wanted to visit ever since moving here. While it’s not quite a day trip from Denver, it was doable in one weekend. As the night in the middle of … Continue reading

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Hike to Harmonica Arch

This Saturday we didn’t camp. A decision I came to regret upon remembering all the amazing backcountry possibilities at Lost Creek Wilderness. The wilderness area is so beautiful, but damn you Colorado, do you have to be so outdoorsy?! We were at … Continue reading

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Toadstool Park

I used to curse Nebraska to one of the inner circles of hell. I thought of it as a state which mostly grows corn and tornadoes, a state so long and flat that on our way from Denver to Chicago, … Continue reading

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Salt Lake City

A couple of photos from our trip to SLC a week and a half ago. I’ve been to Salt Lake City before, but this was the first longer stay. The previous visits Salt Lake City have been pit stops for … Continue reading

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