How do you do four 14ers in one day? The DeCaLiBron Loop!
Hiking the Sugarloaf Mountain Trail
When my oldest friend and her husband came to visit us for the weekend, it was a no-brainer that we had to squeeze in a hike! We had pretty exciting plans for the afternoon, so when looking for a short and sweet hike somewhere between Boulder and Nederland, but that might still offer some great Colorado views, we decided on Sugarloaf Mountain.
Presidents Day Weekend: when the ski resorts of Colorado are flooded by out-of-staters coming to spend their long weekend cautiously sliding down the snowy slopes. But for us, it was a 20-hour Wilderness First Aid and CPR Certification class, wrapped up with a winter hike up to Loch Lomen on Monday.
It has recently occurred to me that, though there have been many wanderings here in Colorado, I’ve been very negligent in telling you about them! So, today I’m sharing our experience on the Sourdough Trail in Indian Peaks Wilderness! This was my first snow hike in Colorado! A mountain forest in the winter is nothing short of majestic… the clean bright snow contrasting against the rich pine trees is absolutely stunning. And I love how quiet and serene the forest becomes… it’s so easy to imagine little forest creatures cuddled up together in their burrows… napping the day away beneath the blanket of snow. Continue reading “Hiking the Sourdough Trail in the Snow”
It’s hard for me to believe that I started my brief hiatus almost two months ago. It’s been a whirlwind of fun times and moving and exploring our new home and I can’t believe I let this much time go by before picking up where we left off.
So, let’s quickly catch up on the past few months and I’ll briefly touch on what’s to come in the immediate future!
… in Colorado!
If you follow me on Snapchat, then you likely already know since I documented the whole house-hunting trip this past weekend. But if you don’t, we’re moving to Colorado in July! Boulder, to be exact. Continue reading “The Gypsy Saga Continues…”