The Journey Begins Where the Trail Fades

We walk in nature to immerse ourselves in the raw purity of the natural world hoping to regenerate the balance of body, mind and soulMAD Hippies' Life As we near our 40 year mark, we wanted to define just what MAD Hippies' Life is. Certainly we have grown and matured throughout our lives together and … Continue reading The Journey Begins Where the Trail Fades

Interview With Shoutout Colorado

"Let’s talk shop? Tell us more about your career, what can you share with our community?" "MAD Hippies’ Life is about inspiring people to live their best life. While we certainly love promoting the outdoors through backpacking, hiking, photography and the essence of the natural world, the very nature of our inspiration is relationships and … Continue reading Interview With Shoutout Colorado

Pawnee Buchanan Loop – Indian Peaks Wilderness

The trail began to become quite elusive, covered with debris and indistinguishable from the surrounding landscape. To sum it up, it was quite a mess that took some time to navigate and get a good feel as to where the trail "should" be based on the topography. Route finding was demanding and at some point, … Continue reading Pawnee Buchanan Loop – Indian Peaks Wilderness

Diamond Lake – Hessie High Route

The Indian Peaks Wilderness is always a welcome sight to us, walking through its alpine landscape is as a visit with a dear friend. On this outing we chose to begin our adventure at the Hessie Trailhead near the small and historic town of Eldora not far from Nederland. Our destination, Diamond Lake. Though we … Continue reading Diamond Lake – Hessie High Route

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"We are nothing more than two people, two love-struck teenagers, who finally found each other and discovered how we complete one another in a magical and mysterious way that we will always be very grateful for." Who do you think of when you think of a band? Many generally will name the lead vocalist first. … Continue reading DAM Hippies

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Love is in the Air

On Valentine's Day love is in the air, Letters Say Words Too Honest To Be Spoken. "In their senior year, the young couple eloped -- then came back to school to finish the year. Letters, they say, help express feelings that can be difficult to say out loud." We were interviewed on CPR by Michael de … Continue reading Love is in the Air