Hike to Nowhere

Hike to Nowhere, Rocky Mountain National Park

Sometimes the best outdoor adventures have no goals, no expeditions to high mountain peaks and pristine alpine lakes. Sometimes the best adventures are found deep in the forest, off trail Continue Reading

Two Places at the Same Time

Saint Vrain Mountain, Two Places at the Same Time

The question begs to be asked, can you be in two places at the same time and still benefit from both? Absolutely! However, you need to know where such a Continue Reading

The Mountain Fought Back

The Mountain Fought Back

Lack of sleep and a 3,000′ ascent with the wind blowing in your face is not an idealistic adventure. But, in our defense, we’re stubborn. Mt Audubon is still a Continue Reading

4th of July Fireworks

4th of July Fireworks, Running Away Was Not an Option

As the snow melts away and reveals the high tundra, wildflowers come to life and explode in their own spectacle of colors. Reds, blues, yellows, purples and a multitude of Continue Reading

Blown Away

blown away, south arapaho peak and glacier

Blown away. At first by the views, then by the wind, we were nonetheless blown away by the incredible journey to the high peaks above. The Indian Peaks Wilderness in Continue Reading

Addicted to Hiking

Find a Hiking Trail

After years of hiking in the Colorado Rocky Mountains, we’ve finally accepted that we are addicted to hiking. There’s just no substitute for being in the high country, apart from Continue Reading

Hiking Lost Lake

Miller Harrell, Debbie Harrell, MAD Hippies Life, Indian Peaks Wilderness, Colorado, Rocky Mountains, Lost Lake

Welcome to springtime in the Colorado Rocky Mountains! The winter thaw is upon us, the creeks and rivers are running fast, the lakes are filling back up and the wildflowers Continue Reading

Life, Love and Experience

MAD Hippies LIfe Mount Flora Continental Divide Trail Berthoud Pass Colorado

  It’s not just about hiking…it’s about spending time together, it’s about being in an environment that promotes tranquility, it’s about surrounding ourselves with natural and raw energy, it’s about Continue Reading