Greys and Torreys

There are 56 14ers in Colorado and I have had an ambitious goal for some time know. I want to summit all of the ones that are hikable without climbing gear. Today I got two summits closer, completely numbers 5 and 6 for me. Bierstadt, Sherman, Elbert, Massive, Greys, and Torreys. Greys are Torreys are […]

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Twin Sisters

Today there was redemption. Seven years ago, when the girls were 9 and 7, we climbed our first mountain ever. Twins Sisters in Rocky Mountain NP. Zak had suggested it and I remember cussing him out under my breath the whole hike up. This silly climbing a mountain thing was his idea, his dream, and […]

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This blog has a post for all three backpacking days July 15-July 17 July 15:Day one-I hate backpacking. There is nothing good about it. Who wants to do a whole bunch of walking just to have to sleep on a mattress you blew up and with just a sleeping bag and no shower. This moring […]

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Boggy Draw

Zak and I started our 20th(!) anniversary with a ride at Boggy Draw. The network of trails is immense and I don’t think we’ll be repeating sections for a long time. The ride was crazy! It started with gentle ups and downs through beautiful terrain. The tall pines would turn to sagebrush and then back […]

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