How to Spend a Long Weekend Skiing in Canada

For most of my life, winter has been my least favorite of the season. Living in Colorado has changed the relationship I have with winter, but I still never thought I would willingly go further north during the winter for primarily outdoor activities. But I did. And it was AWESOME. And I want to go back in ALL the season.

Kyle booked a handful of days to go ice climbing and invited me to join him on the tail end of his trip to do some skiing. Luckily, we were able to find some dates that work between some of my client events so I could take a few days off work. Continue reading “How to Spend a Long Weekend Skiing in Canada”

For those of you that don’t know, my Mountain Man’s birthday is St. Patrick’s Day. And for his special day, he decided he wanted to spend the day climbing. With me. I’m pretty terrible at bouldering – like so bad that it isn’t even fun. So I went into this day telling myself I just have to suck it up and pretend to have fun for one day and then I won’t have to climb again until next year. Spoiler alert: By the end of the day I was HOOKED!

Continue reading “Climbing Lower Quickie Cliff with Leprechauns”

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”

AAAAAAAnd We’re Back!

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!

Continue reading “AAAAAAAnd We’re Back!”

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