Capitol Reef National Park

We hiked in and slept under the open (billion star) sky the first night, and the second, we camped just outside the park so that we could enjoy a campfire and walk in for sunrise on some of the ‘temples’ in the Park. Lots of laughs, chips and whiskey were shared on this trip…

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Spring Hiking in Colorado

It sure feels like Summer in Colorado! It’s getting pretty hot here on the Front Range, as we are anticipating 90 degree temps this week… though there’s still a great deal of snow in the mountains. Here are some snaps from the Long’s Peak Trail, just a week and a half ago.

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Swamp Paddle

Ramming our kayaks through overgrown water plants reminded me of hacking at vines with a machete in Peru. It feels a lot like a jungle. My favorite moments of the trip were those of stillness. Listening to the bugs and animals hum and the trees dance was an amazing experience. Though the alligator swimming in our path was pretty awesome, too. 

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New Mexico | Part 1

It was a rainy, foggy couple of days. We hiked around the base of the Organ Mountains which were dreamy with the fog, and watched the creek fill with water. Finally the rainy weather burned off and we took the highway that cut through the Organ Mountains, headed for White Sands National Monument.

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