In the High Alpine Wilderness, Man is a Visitor

Chasm Lake

Every now and again there comes a day when you have to take advantage of epic weather conditions. In the high alpine wilderness, man is a visitor. Snowshoeing in the Continue Reading

Lake Isabelle Early Spring Hike

Winter Indian Peaks Wilderness Colorado

This is indeed why we hike, why we seek the solace of the high country and why we love sharing our experiences that others might be inspired to step out Continue Reading

Overcoming Personal Challenges

The Loch Rocky Mountain National Park

 Have you ever been stuck between a rock and a hard place? Our latest adventure had us in just such a place of overcoming personal challenges. Which way should we Continue Reading

That Was an Ass-Kicker

Crater Lakes Trail

Finding a word or short phrase to best describe our outings usually comes naturally as the experience defines itself. But when we both agreed on  “that was an ass-kicker!” we Continue Reading

Snowshoeing in Paradise

MAD Hippies Life Snowshoeing Rocky Mountain National Park

 Our recent trip to Rocky Mountain National Park was nothing short of incredible. It doesn’t matter how many times we head off on a trail in the Rocky Mountains of Continue Reading

Resisting the Wind, Absorbing the Experience

MAD Hippies Life Flattop Mountain Rocky Mountain National Park

 Our latest outing took us back to Rocky Mountain National Park on a summiting adventure atop Flattop Mountain [12,324′]. Well equipped, we met nature head on as fierce winds were Continue Reading