Running Away Was Not an Option

Miller and Debbie Harrell, Running Away Was Not an Option

Did we both want to run at first sight? You bet ya! But it was too late. We both agree that we would have rather never met one another than Continue Reading

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

Adventure of a Lifetime – Hiking the Colorado Trail

Adventure of a Lifetime Hiking the Colorado Trail

Our story is certainly not a fairy tale, doubtful such things exist. But, it is our story, our lives together and meaningful in so many ways. As we set out 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

Backpacking Eccles Pass

Backpacking Eccles Pass, Eagle's Nest Wilderness, White River National Forest

Back at camp, we carried out our duty to do nothing. Breakfast and the inevitable to follow, a walk in the woods with a small shovel. Funny how mundane tasks 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

One of Those Days

One of those days

We’ve always taken a deep breath when someone comes up to us and asks. “have you ever had one of those days…?” Well, it was only a matter of time 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

When the Earth Sleeps

When the earth sleeps, Backpacking, indian peaks wilderness

When the earth sleeps. In between summer and winter there lies the short and delicate season of fall. Time seems to stand still, the air begins to cool and the Continue Reading